Russian boxer Denis Lebedev in the near future will become the full owner of the title of world champion under version WBA in heavy weight, which is owned by the absolute world champion Ukrainian Alexander Usik.
The team of Russians are already thinking about against whom Lebedev will defend the title.
“Most likely, Lebedev will be restored to the status of world champion and will defend his title in the summer”, – quoted Lebedev Manager Vadim Kornilov rsport.ria.ru.
Promotional auction for battle Mustache – Lebedev is scheduled for March 28. The minimum amount of the offer will amount to 400 thousand dollars: 75% will go to the Ukrainian and 25% Russian. If the Tendril will give up the fight, the title will be vacant.
39-year-old Lebedev on a professional ring has spent 34 of the battle. 32 – win (23 Ko), 2 loses. In December 2016 Lebedev lost on points to Murat Gassiev, whose Mustache won in Moscow.
At the same time, the Cirrus has agreed to fight in the heavyweight division with Cameroonian Carlos Takama. It is expected that the fight will take place on may 18 in Chicago (USA).
His last fight Usyk came against Tony Bellew, having sent the rival to a knockout in the eighth round. Thus, the Ukrainian defended all the champion titles in heavy weight.
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