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Roy Jones-Lebedev Possible For Balashikha on April 27?

By Ruslan Chikov

Certain details have been discussed regarding a possible fight between top cruiserweight Denis Lebedev (21-1, 16 KOs) and former four division champion Roy Jones Jr. (54-7, 40 KOs). The fight could be held in the town of Balashikha in Russia, on the date of April 27, which is going to make it a mid-week show if the date continues to hold. Jones had previously fought IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green on a Wednesday in Australia and was stopped in the first round.

"We are in talks with Roy Jones' camp for a the clash with Lebedev and now we are waiting for a response from Jones' team," said Richard Maynard, a representative of Frank Warren, who promotes Lebedev.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jack Napier on 03-04-2011

Roy losing his mind going to end up incapacitated not getting anymore big fights so why bother HBO accept him back as announcer, he is lucky for that should stay doing commentary and retire already before getting hurt

Comment by ADP02 on 03-04-2011

Wow! Roy went from "I will never fight outside USA" to now doing his World Tour!

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=Earl-Hickey;10180193]No it isn't The man had atg talent, but has glaring holes in his resume. I'm sick of talent being used to give atg status, you need to prove it time and time again against the toughest guys out there,…

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=Akucapri;10180097]Ali's condition proves otherwise, in which he and everyone into boxing remembers everyday.[/QUOTE] I'm not exactly sure what you are saying here. What exactly are you opposing? Lol

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 03-04-2011

[QUOTE=jvsnypes;10180038]I think the real reason that Roy is still fighting is because of pride. In his prime, he missed out on fighting some true competition. To this day, he still gets criticised for ducking top guys. Its like Rocky 3…

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