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News: Lerena vs. Mann, Nico Hernandez, Sam Bowen, More

2016 Olympic Bronze Medallist, and fighting hometown hero, Nico Hernandez will return to the professional boxing ring on Friday, February 15, at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. The undefeat...Read More

Kevin Lerena Vows To Fight Postive Drug Test Under WBC's CBP

Kevin Lerena has come out fighting. This follows an announcement by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association that the IBO cruiserweight champion had tested positive for doping. Details are sketchy, but i...Read More

Kevin Lerena vs. Tommy Oosthuizen is Eyed By Berman

Bring it on, says Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena. He was responding to being called out after Tommy Oosthuizen’s excellent win over Thabiso Mchunu on Saturday night. “Honestly, I don’t need Tommy at this sta...Read More

Kevin Lerena Recovering From Surgery, Likely Back in February

Kevin Lerena is expected back in the ring only in February after major injury on his right shoulder last week. What was expected to be a routine operation following an arthroscopy worsened when a body...Read More

Kevin Lerena Drops, Decisions Roman Golovaschenko

It wasn't easy but in the end, IBO cruiserweight champion Kevin Lerena (21-1, 9 KOs) of the South Africa remains the only obstacle for the joint Russian/Ukrainian 200lb domination, marked by Olexander...Read More

Kevin Lerena is Ready To Impress With Roman Golovashchenko

Boxing is a game of risks. Kevin Lerena is risking his world ranking and thousands of miles away from his home to face a virtual unknown. Lerena will face Roman Golovashchenko in a 12-round bout Satur...Read More

Kevin Lerena vs. Roman Golovashchenko - Officials Are Now Set

Having refereed over 450 pro bouts, England’s Terry O’Connor will be the right man to take charge when Kevin Lerena puts his IBO cruiserweight belt on the line against Roman Golovashchenko in Azerbaij...Read More

Kevin Lerena Outboxes Dmytro Kucher, Retains IBO Belt

Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa - In a battle for the IBO cruiserweight title, Kevin Lerena (20-1, 9 KOs) retained the belt for the first time with a twelve round unanimous decision over d...Read More

Dmytro Kucher Vows To Topple Kevin Lerena in South Africa

THE promise of facing his compatriot Roman Golovashchenko in two months time is motivating Dmytro Kucher to leave nothing to chance when he challenges IBO cruiserweight champion Kevin Lerena at Empero...Read More

Kevin Lerena Training Hard, Aims For Showcase Win Over Kucher

JOHANNESBURG – Kevin Lerena is hard at work preparing to defend his IBO title fight against Ukraine's Dmytro Kucher at Emperor's Palace on March 3. Lerena is addicted to physical training, so any ques...Read More

Kevin Lerena vs. Dmytro Kucher Showdown on March 3

Rodney Berman could have given Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena a soft touch for his first IBO cruiserweight title defence. Instead, he’s signed up Ukrainian Dmytro Kucher, a tough customer who has been in wit...Read More

Berman in Talks With DiBella To Promote Lerena, Mbenge

CAPE TOWN – Rodney Berman is working out a deal with United States promoter Lou DiBella to jointly promote Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena and Thulani Mbenge. America is the frontier all promoters want to bre...Read More

Kevin Lerena To Return in February, First Defense at Home

JOHANNESBURG – Kevin Lerena will stay at home for his first IBO title defence after an accomplished showing against Youri Kalenga on Saturday night. Promoter Rodney Berman said that hometown support w...Read More

Kevin Lerena Decisions Youri Kalenga, Captures Vacant IBO Title

Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena produced a world class display against Youri Kalenga to capture the vacant IBO cruiserweight title at Emperors Palace on Saturday night. The exciting southpaw survived an early...Read More

Kevin Lerena Expects a War, High Drama With Youri Kalenga

JOHANNESBURG – Getting close to his IBO championship fight at Emperors Palace, and Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena couldn’t be more focused or confident. The high-riding cruiserweight faces the biggest test o...Read More

Kevin Lerena vs. Youri Kalenga Clash For IBO Title on September 9

JOHANNESBURG – South African cruiserweight Kevin Lerena has been greatly relieved to hear that Congolese-French boxer Youri Kalenga has been recruited to face him at Emperor’s Palace on the Gauteng Ea...Read More

Kevin Lerena To Face Maxim Maslov For IBO Title on August 12

Cruiserweight contender Kevin Lerena won an eight round unanimous decision over Sergio Ramirez Sunday afternoon at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, South Africa. Lerena, who resides in nearby Johannes...Read More

Kevin Lerena vs. Sergio Ramirez at Emperors Palace

Cruiserweight contender Kevin Lerena will face Sergio Ramirez of Mexico on Sunday, promoter Rodney Berman confirmed to BoxingScene.com. The eight round bout will take place at Emperors Palace in Kempt...Read More

Kevin Lerena Inching Closer To Title Shot Against Oleksandr Usyk

Rodney Berman always claimed that Kevin Lerena was fast. Just how fast is reflected in the latest WBO cruiserweight rankings, which have him at a career high No 2 for Oleksandr Usyk’s championship bel...Read More

Kevin Lerena Frustrated With Win, Aims For a Big Fight in America

South African boxing star Kevin Lerena is angry. He might have won at Emperors Palace on Saturday night, but the nature of victory left him both frustrated and furious. The outspoken cruiserweight thr...Read More