Ukrainian Eugene Khitrov (14-0, 12 KO’s) and Sergey Derevyanchenko (9-0, 7 KO’s) joined the team Daniel Jacobs (32-1-0, 29 KO’s), who soon will fight with Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KO’s).
As you know, Jacobs on March 18 in new York will try to take Golovkin’s titles at Middleweight, IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO. To the biggest fight in the career of the American will train three boxers from the former Soviet Union.
According to BoxingScene, sparring, Jacobs will work with Eugene Khitrov, Sergey Derevyanchenko and Avtandil Khurtsidze.
Khitrov 14 January to battle for the WBC Silver title will compete with Emmanuele Alim (16-0-1, 9 KOs). Victory will bring Ukrainians to fight with Golovkin if he beats Jacobs and will remain world champion.
Derevyanchenko is already the mandatory Challenger for the fight with Golovkin – Ukrainian in July, he beat Sam Soliman and approached the Kazakh line IBF.