With middleweights Gennadiy Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko set to collide for the IBF’s middleweight world title this Saturday night on DAZN, the two fighters held their final press conference which can be viewed above courtesy of Fight Hub TV.
“It’s a pleasure of mine to fight in the world famous Madison Square Garden,” Derevyanchenko said through a translator. “We’ve had a phenomenal camp for this fight and I’m extremely motivated.
Derevyanchenko would then break out his best English without the aid of a translator:
“Saturday night, I’m ready for Rock N’ Roll. Thank you.”
Some time later Golovkin would take to the podium to express his enthusiasm for this fight.
“I so happy because, really, so happy just because great boxing time is coming. I happy because my opponent, look at his team — so great, so strong — everybody’s ready. Everything’s ready. I want to say thanks to people who support boxing, who support me, who support this show, DAZN company, all my partners...this is great time for me, great time for boxing right now.
“I’m ready, I’m so excited, we have a lot of time for great [preparation] for this event. Please, guys, if you like real fight, don’t miss this fight. I see you Saturday night.”
Check out the video above for the full press conference festivities.