Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Lebedev: Denis Will Teach James Toney Respect

By Ruslan Chikov and Gregory Stangrit/Allboxing.ru

Boxing manager Vladimir Hryunov expects his fighter, top cruiserweight Denis Lebedev, to beat some respect into former three division champion James Toney. Lebedev (22-1, 17KOs) faces Toney (73-6-3, 44KOs) on November 4 at Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. Hryunov tells Allboxing.ru/BoxingScene.com that Toney has displayed a lack of respect for boxers from the former Soviet Union, and Lebedev will take it upon himself to teach him respect in the ring.

"Toney has said repeatedly that the Klitschko brothers did not want to face him. Maybe this is true, but he displays a lack of respect for the Klitschkos. When he calls them the Klitschko sisters, I want to put a stop to this. But his disrespect for the Klitschko brothers was one of the reasons why we chose Toney [as an opponent]. I think Denis Lebedev is going to solve this issue. We are going to resolve the issue by making Toney build some respect for all of the boxers from the former Soviet Union. First, let Toney try to cope with Denis Lebedev, and then we'll see [after the fight] if he gives the two brothers respect or disrespect."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by UglyPug on 10-04-2011

TSYZU CREW!!!! Lebedev is a beast!!! I doubt he will KO Toney, but he will beat him.

Comment by gratz_the_king on 10-04-2011

toney will give him a boxing lesson

Comment by Freedom. on 10-04-2011

Maybe if Lebedev knocks him out, Toney will finally shut his trap. But he was very good at cruiserweight, so he definitely has a chance of beating Lebedev.

Comment by Tiozzo on 10-04-2011

wow these guys think they can teach Toney some respect :lol1: they don't know who they're dealing with

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Mario Barrios Discusses Next Fight, Move in Weight, More Hearn: Flattering For Brook That Pacquiao is Khan's Warm-Up Fight Golovkin: Jacobs is Smarter, Stronger, Much Better Since Pirog KO Emotional Danny Garcia Discusses Dad's Prison Stint, Cancer Economides Returns on 4/22; Simmons Out Of British Title Fight Thurman Feels Edge in Size, Power Will Play Role in Garcia Fight Photos: Shinsuke Yamanaka, Carlos Carlson Ready For War Joshua "Would Love" For Tony Bellew To Drill David Haye in Upset Hearn Assures That Haye Will Not Withdraw From Bellew Fight Canelo: You Haven't Seen My Best Yet, I Get Better in Each Fight Danny Garcia: Thurman is My Fourth or Fifth Best Opponent Peterson Willing to Wait for Garcia-Thurman Winner If Needed Danny Garcia: Beating Thurman 'Makes Me the Face of Boxing' Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Fight is Looking Good For The Fall Haye, Bellew Warned To Tone Down Language By British Board Billy Joe Saunders Breaks Down Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams Cecilia Braekhus vs. Anabelle Farias in The Works For June 9 Michael Watson Pleads For Witnesses of Attack To Come Forward Booth Wonders if Haye Will Fade in Second Half With Bellew Knockout CP Freshmart Stops Odaira To Retain WBA World Title Cedric Vitu vs. Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator in Play Ricky Hatton: I Think Pacquiao Will Have Too Much For Khan Dennis Ceylan Says Isaac Lowe Clash is Now Personal Pacquiao vs. Khan on May 19, Says Koncz After Arum Meeting Keith Thurman Explains Why He's Not Afraid To Let That '0' Go Chavez Jr, Nacho Get Off To a Fantastic Start in Camp For Canelo Antonio Moran vs. Richard Zamora on Boxeo Telemundo Golovkin Still Wants Mayweather at 154, Has No Respect For Canelo Video: Tom Loeffler on Golovkin-Jacobs, Canelo Talks, More DiBella: Thurman vs. Garcia Will Decide The Top Dog at 147 Video: Gennady Golovkin Talks Training Camp, Jacobs, Canelo Video: Gennady Golovkin Putting in Work For Jacobs Defense Chris Kongo Discusses His Career, Working Up The Ranks Video: Abel Sanchez on Golovkin-Jacobs, Canelo-Chavez, More Photos: Gennady Golovkin in Beast Mode For Danny Jacobs Fight Stevens to Lemieux: Bring Smelling Salts for the KO, Pretty Boy! Granat: After Dimitrenko - I Want Breazeale, Whyte, Luis Ortiz Photos: Claressa Shields Holds Open Workout in Detroit De La Hoya: Mayweather-McGregor Won't Happen in a Million Years Photos: Shinsuke Yamanaka, Carlos Carlson - Go Face To Face
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement