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Denis Lebedev Backs Glowacki To Retain, Beat Oleksandr Usyk

WBA/IBF cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev of Russia is backing WBO cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacki (26-0, 16KOs) to come through his mandatory title defense against challenger Oleksandr U...Read More

Shumenov Aims To Get Lebedev, or Else Dorticos Showdown

LAS VEGAS - World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight world champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 10 KOs) stopped No. 11-rated Junior "Hurricane" Wright (15-2-1, 12 KOs) in the 10th round of their May 21...Read More

Lebedev, Gassiev in Talks For Crushing Fight: IBF Issues Order

Cruiserweight Denis Lebedev is finding out that it's not always easy to be a unified world champion. The Russian puncher is now hit with two mandatory defenses on the table. ...Read More

Tony Bellew: Lebedev Holds a Couple Belts, He's The One We Want!

TONY BELLEW is out to become a cruiserweight king after his night of crowning glory. The diehard Everton fan achieved his dream of winning a world title at Goodison Park as he flattened Ilunga Makabu ...Read More

Tony Bellew: I'll Face That Bitch David Haye on That Joker Channel!

LIVERPOOL, England -- A dream came true for Tony Bellew, who turned a Hollywood fantasy into reality by becoming a world champion for the first time on Sunday....Read More

Glowacki Hopes To Get Usyk To Poland, Then Wants Lebedev

WBO cruiserweight world champion Krzysztof Glowacki (26-0, 16 KOs) is fully focused on making a mandatory defense against 2012 Olympic gold medal winner Oleksandr Usyk (9-0, 9 KOs). ...Read More

Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division

By Alexey Sukachev - Time is of the essence. For the cruiserweight division, that time is now, as boxing fans will struggle to currently find a more exciting weight division – and not even limited to ...Read More

WBA: Lebedev vs. Shumenov in 120 Days, Winner Faces Dorticos

According to World Boxing Association President Gilberto Mendoza Jr., WBA 'regular' cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11KOs) will have 120 days to face WBA 'super' cruiserweight champion D...Read More

Photos: Lebedev Destroys Ramirez To Unify WBA/IBF Titles

MOSCOW - Russia's Denis Lebedev stopped Argentina's Victor Emilio Ramirez in the second round to unify the WBA and IBF cruiserweight titles on Saturday. Lebedev, who came in as the WBA champion, moved...Read More

Denis Lebedev Demolishes Victor Ramirez in Two, Unifies Titles

MOSCOW -- Denis Lebedev (29-2, 22KOs) blew away Victor Ramirez (22-3-1, 17KOs) in two rounds to unify the WBA/IBF cruiserweight world titles. Lebedev stunned Ramirez in the second with a hard hook and...Read More

Photos: Denis Lebedev, Victor Ramirez Ready For Unification

Lebedev vs. Ramirez Unification Photos - Denis Lebedev and Victor Ramirez both easily made weight for the first cruiserweight title fight unification clash since 2008, as the pair of beltholders colli...Read More

Lebedev, Ramirez Make Weight For Cruiserweight Title Unifier

Denis Lebedev and Victor Ramirez both easily made weight for the first cruiserweight title fight unification clash since 2008, as the pair of beltholders collide Saturday evening at Megasport Arena in...Read More

Photos: Denis Lebedev, Victor Ramirez Putting in Work in Moscow

Lebedev vs. Ramirez Open Workouts - Amid the dark cloud that was PED revelations scuttling the much-anticipated Deontay Wilder-Alexander Povetkin bout, a silver lining has been widely overlooked. ...Read More

Denis Lebedev vs. Victor Ramirez, Cruiserweights Still Scheduled

Denis Lebedev vs. Victor Ramirez, Cruiserweights Still Scheduled

By Cliff Rold - Amid the dark cloud that was PED revelations scuttling the much-anticipated Deontay Wilder-Alexander Povetkin bout, a silver lining has been widely overlooked. That fight is off. The c...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Ryabinsky, Lebedev-Ramirez Moscow Presser

Povetkin, Ryabinsky, Lebdev, Ramirez, Presser - MOSCOW — Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin denied taking meldonium Monday after a failed doping test caused his fight against WBC champion Deontay ...Read More

Lebedev-Ramirez Unification, Other Bouts Still a Go For May 21

According to promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing, the event on May 21 at the Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia will still go forward as planned. ...Read More

Shumenov Wants Lebedev-Ramirez Winner, Then Wlodarczyk

LAS VEGAS - World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Cruiserweight World champion Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) is targeting the May 21st unification title winner between WBA titlist Denis Lebedev (2...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Explains Decision To Bring Wilder To Russia

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter for Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22KOs), is looking to put together a huge event when his fighter challenges WBC heavyweight c...Read More

Wilder-Povetkin, Lebedev-Ramirez Double Eyed By Ryabinsky

Andrey Ryabinsky was intentionally cryptic and brief in a previous reveal surrounding the destiantion for the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Alexander Povetkin, but has since added...Read More

Lebedev-Ramirez Unification is Sanctioned By WBA For 4/30

The WBA has sanctioned a unification bout between WBA World cruiserweight titlist Denis Lebedev and his IBF counterpart, Victor Emilio Ramirez. Although the venue has yet to be determined, the schedul...Read More