Derevyanchenko vs. Johnson

By Caryn A. Tate on August 2, 2017
Derevyanchenko vs. Johnson
“A victory in this fight brings me closer to my dream of becoming a world champion.”

On Friday, August 25, Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Tureano Johnson will face off in a world title eliminator…

On Friday, August 25, middleweights Sergiy Derevyanchenko (10-0, 8 KOs) and Tureano Johnson (20-1, 14 KOs) will face off in a world title eliminator. The bout will headline a special Friday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions’ TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and FOX Deportes. The event will take place at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.

“This is a very important fight for me,” said Derevyanchenko. “A victory in this fight brings me closer to my dream of becoming a world champion. I’m training hard for this challenge and I know that Johnson will be prepared. I’m going to show that I’m ready for anybody in the middleweight division.”

“I fight to provide for my family, to bring pride to my country and because I know I have done the work necessary and am destined to become a world champion,” said Johnson. “I have a great respect for my opponent and expect a great fight, but he is my way toward the championship, so I will defeat him.”

Undefeated Immanuwel Aleem (17-0-1, 10 KOs) vs. Hugo Centeno (25-1, 13 KOs) will be broadcast as the co-main event. The middleweights will square off in a 10-rounder.

The televised broadcast will begin at 9pm ET/6pm PT, and will be preceded by the live weigh-in for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor and all four episodes of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. McGregor on FS1.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, start at $25 and go on sale Friday, August 4 at 12pm CT. Tickets are available for purchase via or by phone at 918-542-7140.

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  1. Koolz 06:49pm, 08/02/2017

    Johnson too soon.
    Derevyanchenko will destroy him it will be a KO or TKO.
    Once Johnson was the mandatory for GGG…since that time he has fought who?
    Amazing the amounts of outstanding fights happening in the fall. 
    Christmas is Early! 

  2. Kid Blast 06:11pm, 08/02/2017

    Keep em coming Caryn.

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