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Denis Lebedev Plans Interim-Fight, Then Wants Winner of WBSS

Russian cruiserweight contender Denis Lebedev will make a request to the leadership of the World Boxing Association (WBA) to hold an interim fight before making a showdown with the winner of the World...Read More

Lebedev Heading To Cardiff To Support Povetkin in Price Clash

WBA cruiserweight champion in recess Denis Lebedev was once re-introduced to prizefighting by his old pal from amateur days, named Alexander Povetkin. It was almost ten years ago, when Lebedev ended h...Read More

Lebedev Looks Forward To Facing Gassiev vs. Usyk Winner

Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev is very excited about the possibility of facing the overall winner of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament. On Thursday, the WBA issued an order which do...Read More

IBF Prez: WBA Made a Very Important Move in Elevating Dorticos

The head of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Daryl Peoples, made it clear that for his organization it was extremely important that the WBA change the championship status of Russian boxer De...Read More

Manager: Lebedev Not Going Anywhere, Will Face WBSS Winner!

Denis Lebedev (30-2, 22 KOs), 38 years old, is not planning to retire any time soon, according to his manager Vadim Kornilov. On Thursday, the World Boxing Association (WBA) announced that Lebedev was...Read More

Dorticos-Gassiev For Full WBA Belt, Lebedev 'Champion in Recess'

The World Boxing Association (WBA) granted a special permit to Yunier Dorticos, current "regular" cruiserweight champion of the body, to unify his belt against Murat Gassiev, International Boxing Fede...Read More

Gassiev Praises Sergey Kovalev, Ready To Face Lebedev Again

Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs) is diligently preparing for the second semifinal of the World Boxing Super Series, which is about to take place on February 3 in Sochi, Russia. Gassiev, the IBF cruiserwei...Read More

Denis Lebedev: I Think Yunier Dorticos Will Beat Murat Gassiev

WBA "super" cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev believes his countryman, IBF champion Murat Gassiev, will get beaten by WBA 'regular' champion Yunier Dorticos when they collide early next year in the...Read More

Gassiev Sees No Reason For Lebedev Rematch After WBSS Refusal

The world champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Murat Gassiev, sees no reason to conduct a rematch with Denis Lebedev, who holds the World Boxing Association (WBA) title. Last Decembe...Read More

Denis Lebedev Retains With Wide Decision Over Flanagan

The only fighter of note not involved to the World Boxing Super Series that kicks off in September, left a small note tonight that he is still around. WBA Super champion (for whatever it is worth) Den...Read More

Kudryashov Eyes World Boxing Super Series - Lebedev Does Not

The World Boxing Super Series has rocked the boxing world, and the “World of Boxing” promotional company does not plan to stay on the sidelines. However, the choice of applicants will be individual, b...Read More

Lebedev vs. Flanagan Finalized - Russia vs. Japan on July 10

The card is mostly set for a big night of boxing in Ekaterinburg, Russia, which is about to take place on July 10 at the DIVS arena under promotion of German Titov from the RCC Boxing Promotions and h...Read More

Denis Lebedev, Anthony Ogogo Ring Returns in The Works

2012 Olympic bronze medal winner Anthony Ogogo (11-1, 7 KOs) is looking to bounce back after suffering the first career defeat of his pro run. Last October, Ogogo was upset in a stoppage loss to Craig...Read More

Denis Lebedev Will Continue To Train With Freddie Roach

WBA cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22KOs) has no plans to change his existing team around, according to his manager Vadim Kornilov. For his last few camps, Lebedev travels to the Un...Read More

Closing in On Year's End: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Heavyweight: Alexander Povetkin’s failed drug test result scuttled a fight with Bermane Stiverne (who also tested positive for a PED on the way to their proposed fight). Stiverne’s test result was alr...Read More

Shumenov, Dorticos Move To Have Lebedev Stripped of WBA Belt

WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev is under threat of losing his remaining world title. World Boxing Association (WBA) President Gilberto Mendoza has confirmed that both Beibut Shumenov and Yuni...Read More

Lebedev's Manager Not Ruling out Haye-Bellew Winner, Usyk

Presently, one of the most entertaining and exciting weight classes in boxing is the cruiserweight division. We had a perfect example of it a couple weeks ago when Murat Gassiev and Denis Lebedev had ...Read More

Team Gassiev Rip Lebedev For WBA Mess, Ready For Rematch

Warriors Boxing and Ural Boxing wish to congratulate the fighter they co-promote, brand-new IBF Cruiserweight World Champion Murat "Iron" Gassiev, for his title-winning victory on December 3 against D...Read More

Murat Gassiev's Title Win Continues New Cruiserweight Trend

An old Russian proverb says that there no prophets in your own homeland. BoxingScene’s Cliff Rold was exactly that type of prophet who had foreseen in his presumably bold prediction on the eve of one ...Read More

Gassiev: I Was Surprised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard

Murat Gassiev (24-0-1, 17KOs) has followed the career of Denis Lebedev (29-3, 22KOs) for a long time, but he was very surprised with what he came against in the ring. ...Read More