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Roy Jones-Denis Lebedev Deal Reached, Syllakh News

By Ruslan Chikov

News outlets in Russia are indicating that a deal is close being finalized for a meeting between former four division champion Roy Jones Jr. (54-7, 40 KOs) and top rated cruiserweight Denis Lebedev (21-1, 16 KOs). The two sides have agreed to the terms and both fighters are expected to sign the contracts. The date will fall in either late May or early June, and Moscow's Sportkompleks Olimpiiskii (Olympic Sports Complex) could host the contest. Jones is reportedly getting a guaranteed purse of $500,000 dollars.

One boxer mentioned for the Jones-Lebedev undercard, is undefeated light heayweight Ismayl "The Black Russian" Syllakh, a rising star promoted by Jones' company Square Ring Promotions.

Editor's Note: BoxingScene.com has received confirmation from Square Ring that a deal was reached for May 22 in Moscow . Ismayl Syllakh is not likely for the undercard.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by baya on 03-25-2011

and i thought tito did a bad job trying to preserve what he had gained in his legacy after he went on the decline.

Comment by djinferno on 03-25-2011

make your paper Roy, stfu haters, the man has bills that you cant pay...

Comment by ИATAS on 03-25-2011

I'm really worried and concerned about Roy this time. It's all fun and games when it's Lacy or Sheika or even an old hopkins who just doesn't have the power anymore, but a top cruiseweight? It's a real shame things…

Comment by IMDAZED on 03-25-2011

[QUOTE=reedickyaluss;10282917]Even though I hate the fact you're still fighting... Im ridin` with ya til the end... lets go RJJ.[/QUOTE] You need to get off that bus and call the cops. And an ambulance :(

Comment by lutenco on 03-25-2011

LEBEDEV can really KO cold ROY;is he become fool?Watching his last fight with BHOP i really think he risks too much;damn he lost his speed,he lost his reflexes and he lost his power,WHY DOES HE FIGHT THIS MAN?This is not…

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