Gennady Golovkin returns to the ring Saturday night with a chance to claim the IBF and IBO middleweight championship belts. In his way: Sergiy Derevyanchenko of the Ukraine.
After he lost a majority decision to Canelo Alvarez in September 2018, Golovkin rebounded in June with a fourth-round knockout of Steve Rolls. Now Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) looks to unleash his knockout power again against Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) in their matchup, scheduled for 12 rounds, at Madison Square Garden.
Many fight fans , who fought to a draw in 2017 in their first bout. But GGG will first have to dispatch his Ukranian opponent.
Golovkin, 37, is the clear favorite, with Derevyanchenko, 33, ranked no