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Jones Suspended By WBA, Lebedev Rematch Ordered

By Hilmar Rojas

The Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association announced their resolution with respect to the aftermath of Denis Lebedev and Guillermo Jones. On May 17th in Moscow, Jones stopped Lebedev to capture the WBA world championship. Afterwards, RUSADA (Russian Anti-Doping Association) announced that Jones testing positive for a banned diuretic.

The WBA has ordered both fighters to have a rematch, with October 23rd set down as the deadline date to reach an agreement or a purse bid will take place. Jones was also given a six-month retroactive suspension, which expires on November 17, 2013.

Until the two boxers face each other in a rematch, Lebedev will once again be recognized as the cruiserweight champion.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by budfr on 10-18-2013

I thought mexicans were the bad guys.

Comment by macman on 10-18-2013

The biggest surprise in this is that Don King seems to have lost his pull with the WBA! Used to be King could get a fighter off with them on pretty much anything unless there was a major public spotlight…

Comment by ddangerous on 10-18-2013

Does Lebedev want any of a rematch? [QUOTE=joe strong;13853749]everyone cheats... it wasn't like he looked too solid in the waistline...everything is banned & everyone had no idea how they tested positive... [B]i don't give a sh*t if they snort coke…

Comment by Ray* on 10-18-2013

So did Don King get to test the same sample in the USA then?

Comment by Hayehammer on 10-18-2013

Next time Jones will retire lebedev!

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