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Lebedev vs Mormeck Would Take Place at Cruiserweight

By Roman Grishin

According to boxing promoter/manager Vladimir Hryunov, a potential fight between WBA interim-cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (24-1, 18KOs), and former champion Jean Marc Mormeck (36-5, 22KOs), would indeed take place at the cruiserweight limit of 200-pounds.

Hryunov, who manages Lebedev's career, received an offer to face Mormeck in France in the first week of June. However, Mormeck has not been a cruiserweight since 2007 and usually weighs between 215 to 216-pounds for his heavyweight outings.

Last month, Mormeck was dominated and knocked out in four rounds by WBA/IBO/IBF/WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko. Lebedev returned on Wednesday in Moscow and knocked out Shawn Cox in two rounds.

Roman Grishin covers boxing for Sportbox.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tripper on 04-06-2012

And so it should be at cruiserweight since they are cruiserweights, and no mormeck isnt a heavyweight he just needs to stop being lazy.

Comment by GRANDSLAM on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=JmH Reborn;11976636]What's with this dude always fighting has-beens?[/QUOTE] What he said. Lebedev is a bum

Comment by JmH Reborn on 04-06-2012

What's with this dude always fighting has-beens?

Comment by Elotero on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11975772]According to boxing promoter/manager Vladimir Hryunov, a potential fight between WBA interim-cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (24-1, 18KOs), and former champion Jean Marc Mormeck (36-5, 22KOs), would indeed take place at the cruiserweight limit of 200-pounds. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=51485]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE]…

Comment by Evil Abed on 04-06-2012

Should be fun to watch for 4 or so rounds before the guy from the Goonies KO'd Moremeck

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