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Lebdev-Jones Rematche Eyed For February in Moscow

By Elisinio Castillo

Promoters Don King and Vladimir Hryunov had a meeting in Panama, with the World Boxing Association, to discuss the details of the cruiserweight rematch between Guillermo "El Felino" Jones (39-3-2, 31KOs) and Denis Lebedev (25-2, 19KOs), being targeted for a February date in Moscow, Russia.

Last month, during the WBA's annual convention, the sanctioning body stripped Jones of his world title and returned it to Lebedev. The ruling was made after Jones tested positive for furosemide (a weight cutting agent) following his eleventh round knockout of Lebedev on May 17 in Russia. After the belt was returned to Lebedev, Jones was installed as the mandatory challenger to the title.

For the positive test result, Jones also received a six-month suspension, which expired on the 17th of November.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IIG on 11-27-2013

A rematch of my favorite fight this year. I'm in.

Comment by Jloro on 11-27-2013

[QUOTE=Adamjr91;13974044]Lebedev is going to get another beat down. Some one is blowing smoke up his ass, nothing else explains him seeking this rematch.[/QUOTE] hope he gets his ass beat I hate that guy lol

Comment by Cuban Linx on 11-27-2013

[QUOTE=Adamjr91;13974044]Lebedev is going to get another beat down. Some one is blowing smoke up his ass, nothing else explains him seeking this rematch.[/QUOTE] Did you even watch the fight? Lebedev was in full control from rounds 1-6 until the eye…

Comment by techliam on 11-27-2013

[QUOTE=chocolate;13974064]Correct me if i am wrong, but to my understanding Lebedev was given back his WBA belt and is the champion because of Jones failing a drug test and was ordered to defend it against Jones who is the mandatory…

Comment by Hougigo on 11-27-2013

make sure Jones doesn't have roid tits again

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