On Saturday, Oct. 27, HBO Boxing returned to the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York, for Jacobs vs. Derevyanchenko.

In the evening’s main event, former WBA world middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs took on undefeated Ukrainian Olympian Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the vacant IBF world middleweight title.

In the night’s co-main event, WBA world super featherweight titleholder Alberto Machado fought Cleveland’s Yuandale Evans.

Also, undefeated former champion Heather Hardy returned to boxing against former IBA and UBF champ Shelly Vincent for the vacant WBO world female featherweight title.

The event aired live on 10 p.m. ET on HBO. Check back following the event for the full results.

Daniel Jacobs def. Sergiy Derevyanchenko by split decision (115-112, 113-114, 115-112) – IBF world middleweight title
Alberto Machado def. Yuandale Evans by knockout. Round 1 – WBA world super featherweight title
Heather Hardy def. Shelly Vincent by unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 99-1) – vacant WBO world female featherweight title
Patrick Day def. Elvin Ayala by unanimous decision

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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