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Denis Lebedev Drops Management, is Kostya Tszyu Next?

by Gregory Stangrit

Former WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, 33-year-old, has parted ways with longtime manager Vladimir Hryunov, according to the boxer. The boxer said he is leaving Hryunov for "personal reason" but he never revealed the details of the personal reasons. As far as working with his current his coaching staff, with head trainer Kostya Tszyu, Lebedev says that decision will be made in the near future.

Lebedev last fought on May 17 in Moscow, when he was stopped in eleven rounds by Guillermo Jones. He suffered horrible facial swelling and a closed right eye. After spending several days in the hospital recovering, Lebedev told reporters that he planned to change most of his team.

Gregory Stangrit covers boxing for Allboxing.ru

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hitman932 on 06-07-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;13455297]This. Tszyu should have stopped the fight though.[/QUOTE] Two things this tells you... 1) Russians are the worst people on Earth. Why else would a Russian fighter leave a Russian promoter and most likely for a Ukrainian promotion no less!!…

Comment by ddangerous on 06-07-2013

[QUOTE=Body Movin';13454867]it's all sunshine when they're handing out title fights and washed up opponents. god forbid you get slapped silly by one of them.[/QUOTE] This. Tszyu should have stopped the fight though.

Comment by paulf on 06-07-2013

[QUOTE=Body Movin';13454867]it's all sunshine when they're handing out title fights and washed up opponents. god forbid you get slapped silly by one of them.[/QUOTE] I have to agree here. They built him up into a real star following the "loss"…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 06-07-2013

He said he's staying with Tszyu and Zimin. He's already back in training, wants an immediate rematch and wants to fight on the Klitschko vs Povetkin undercard. Some people are speculating that he may go with K2 but thats unsubstantiated…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-07-2013

[quote=Body Movin'] it's all sunshine when they're handing out title fights and washed up opponents. god forbid you get slapped silly by one of them. [/quote] Idk if getting rid of management was necessary but Tszyu I can agree with.…

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