Don King: Guillermo Jones is Hungry For Russian Meat!

By Alexander Pavlov

Promoter Don King is warning fans not to overlook the ability of cruiserweight veteran Guillermo Jones (38-3-2, 30KOs) of Panama. On May 17th at the Crocus City Hall in Russia, Jones will challenge WBA cruiserweight king Denis Lebedev (25-1, 19KOs). Last year Jones was stripped of the title when he failed to make his mandatory defense against Lebedev, who was the interim-champion and was later given full title status.

"Guillermo is a tiger who has not been fed for a long time. He truly has an appetite. And he wants meat.....Russian meat. Jones is incredibly hungry. A lot of fighters were scared of him and ran to heavyweight. Yes, he is forty-one years old - but think of the story. George Foreman became the world champion at nearly forty-six. Bernard Hopkins won the title at forty-eight. Therefore, I say to you that a boxer who is up there in years can teach a young guy a lesson. Lebedev has got talent and he should be taken very seriously, and he has a great promoter. Denis has the talent and necessary skills to defeat Guillermo. However, I believe that Jones will enter the ring with the status of being a champion and he will leave with the same status. I think that on May 17 we will find an answer to all of your burning questions," King said.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 04-10-2013

King with his homo-erotic hair and commentary.

Comment by gingerbreadman on 04-10-2013

So this is the reason Jones got called "the rapidly expanding man"...

Comment by HughJass on 04-10-2013

won't this old has been clear off , the sport needs rid of king!

Comment by Slowhand on 04-10-2013

Great headline. Lebedev by a very brutal KO.

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 04-10-2013

Yeah well he's always been hungry. Or is it that he's always been eating? I'm almost sure he started as a like 6'4." Lebedev can fight but if this was a mid-30's Jones I'd pick him to idea…

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