Yvan Mendy Faces Mandatory Challenger Denys Berinchyk In London
According to the EBU, France’s Yvan Mendy (47-5-1, 22 KOs) will defend his European lightweight championship against mandatory challenger, Ukrainian Denys Berinchyk (16-0, 9 KOs) in his next contest.
The fight will take place on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs Derek Chisora on the 3rd of Decmber at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, a Frank Warren/Queensberry Promotions card live on BT Sport Box Office and ESPN +.
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Per French newspaper Retour, Frank Warren purchased the rights. There was also interest from Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing.
Berinchyk, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, is represented by Alex Krassyuk who also represents unified heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk potentially explaining why UK promoters attempted to stage the fight.
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