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Wlodarczyk Considering Roy Jones Jr. For March Clash?

By Luke Furman

There are several reports in Poland which quote Andrzej Wasilewski, promoter for WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33KOs), as stating that his boxer could possibly face former four division champion Roy Jones Jr. (55-8, 40KOs) in Gdansk, Poland in March 2012.

Jones' run at cruiser has been rough road. He was stopped by Danny Green in one round and then knocked out cold by Denis Lebedev in the twelfth. He returned on December 10th and won an easy ten round decision over unknown Max Alexander.

Whether there are any serious discussions taking place is unknown, but Jones continues to be one of the most recognizable American boxing figures in countries outside of the United States.

There is one problem in the way. The Polish champion was recently ordered by the World Boxing Council to defend his title against mandatory challenger Francisco Palacios of Puerto Rico.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IIG on 12-23-2011

Here we go again.

Comment by THE REED™ on 12-23-2011

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;11593924]The guy doesn't have the punch resistance anymore, he needs to hang them up before he gets badly hurt.[/QUOTE] No doubt...

Comment by Spray_resistant on 12-23-2011

[QUOTE=reedickyaluss;11593910]Lebedev was as close as he was gonna come..[/QUOTE] The guy doesn't have the punch resistance anymore, he needs to hang them up before he gets badly hurt.

Comment by THE REED™ on 12-23-2011

[QUOTE=daggum;11593880]roy's not going to stop fighting till he can actually beat a top guy but unfortunately he can't beat any of the top guys unless maybe a baldomir comes along. that's a rarity though. poor roy's brain.[/QUOTE] Lebedev was as…

Comment by daggum on 12-23-2011

roy's not going to stop fighting till he can actually beat a top guy but unfortunately he can't beat any of the top guys unless maybe a baldomir comes along. that's a rarity though. poor roy's brain.

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