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Lebedev vs Jones: Both Sides Have Until 6/29 For Deal

By Ruslan Chikov

The World Boxing Association has given the camps for cruiserweight champion Guillermo Jones (38-3-2, 30KOs) and interim-champion Denis Lebedev until June 29th to reach an agreement or else the fight will head to a purse bid, according to Lebedev's manager Vladimir Hryunov. Lebedev (24-1, 18KOs) was going to face former champion Jean Marc Mormeck (36-5, 22KOs) on July 21st in Paris, but now he is focused on his title shot against Jones.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MJ223 on 06-14-2012

[B]Glad I'm not the only one whose mouth dropped after reading the title lol.......[/B]

Comment by Hayehammer on 06-14-2012

good fight if it happens! Cant see lebedev leaving russia!

Comment by gauze on 06-14-2012

i'm a guillermo fan. i hope he takes this fight, it would be an exciting match-up. jones is getting up there in age and i can't understand his inactivity at all. but then again, isnt he with don king? i…

Comment by any craic lad? on 06-14-2012

The Guillermo Jones situation is an absolute ****ing embarrasment the guy has defended his belt 3 times in 5 years and not stripped i could not imagine explaining the governing bodies situation to casual fan.Aside from the IBF just on…

Comment by SixFootGiant on 06-14-2012

LMAO ok so I wasnt the only one who thought it was RJJJ

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