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Lebedev vs. Chambers Targeted For The United States

By Mike Coppinger

Eddie Chambers (36-3, 18KOs) and WBA Cruiserweight beltholder Denis Lebedev (25-1, 19KOs) are in negotiations for a spring bout and BoxingScene has been advised that the fight could mark Lebedev's debut on American soil.

Lebedev has fought the majority of his fights in his native Russia, but according to sources in Chambers' camp, has stated his desire to fight in the U.S. for this bout.

Chambers would be making his debut at cruiserweight, dropping down from heavyweight. He was on the mend after tearing his biceps against Tomasz Adamek last summer in a hotly-disputed loss.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 01-05-2013

[QUOTE=anonymous2.0;12888642]Sometimes I think the best way to get a title shot is to lose a fight.[/QUOTE] Great post.

Comment by 4thReich on 01-05-2013

I agree- but he won't exactly be 'robbed', if it is a matter of a few points, variables, nuances, subjectivity, even bias, then he will lose. He can win. Means nothing though, because Eddie could easily win as well. I…

Comment by Jim Ross on 01-05-2013

Lebedev should not fight in America, he will be robbed of his title.

Comment by -Weltschmerz- on 01-05-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;12888945]i don't care if he is a small HW. he beat & knocked down 6'7 250lbs dimitrenko, he almost beat adamek with one arm & he speedbagged sam peter. the guy can compete with the top HWs & has…

Comment by joe strong on 01-04-2013

i don't care if he is a small HW. he beat & knocked down 6'7 250lbs dimitrenko, he almost beat adamek with one arm & he speedbagged sam peter. the guy can compete with the top HWs & has just…

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