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Photos: Lebedev vs. Jones Rematch Final Presser

By David Martin Warr

The final press conference took place for the upcoming fight between Guillermo Jones and WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, which is scheduled for April 25th at the Dynamo Palace of Sports in Krylatskoye, Moscow. Last May, Jones knocked out Lebdev in eleven rounds and gave him a terrible beating in capturing the WBA crown. Afterwards, Jones tested positive for a banned weight cutting agent. The WBA belt was returned to Lebedev but the result of the bout was not reserved. The WBA then ordered a rematch.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by slimshandy69 on 04-23-2014

[QUOTE=phatcatboxing;14453306]Loved the first fight. Although the fact that Jones at 40 years of age, in visibly terrible shape, returning from a 2 year layoff managed to repeatedly take colossal shots from a Cruiser with heavyweight level power and walk through…

Comment by Foreign Soil on 04-22-2014

[QUOTE=King-;14452695]I just can't see Lebedev winning this. He isn't a devastating puncher by any means but he hit Jones with some absolute BOMBS in the first fight and Jomes didn't even flinch. For Lebedev to win he is going to…

Comment by GhostBlade on 04-21-2014

Rooting for Jones. Lebedev just needs to retire because no way he beats the top guys in the division anyway. Jones looks like a freakin' heavyweight and was able to take Lebedev's best punches all night. This should be a…

Comment by phatcatboxing on 04-21-2014

Loved the first fight. Although the fact that Jones at 40 years of age, in visibly terrible shape, returning from a 2 year layoff managed to repeatedly take colossal shots from a Cruiser with heavyweight level power and walk through…

Comment by aaron.king on 04-21-2014

I'm sorry, but I can't help but root against every Russian fighter at the moment. I know it's a little irrational, and I'm sure Lebedev is a good guy. But every time I hear or read another report about Russian…

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