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Denis Lebedev, former world cruiserweight champion, retires at 39

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12
Jul

Denis Lebedev, former world cruiserweight champion, retires at 39

Former world cruiserweight boxing champion Denis Lebedev announced his retirement Thursday at age 39, ending a lengthy and colorful career...

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24
Nov

Denis Lebedev outpoints Mike Wilson, Michael Hunter stops Alexander Ustinov

It was an easy win for Denis Lebedev in a fight that was hard to watch.

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23
Nov

Denis Lebedev: ‘Everything Mike WIlson does well, we did our homework and we can counter’

Despite his advancing years, Denis Lebedev is determined to remain a factor in a highly competitive cruiserweight division.

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06
Sep

Gray Matter: Aleksandr Usyk-Tony Bellew and a Denis Lebedev in the WBA ointment

A Usyk-Bellew fight looked nailed on, but when did anything in this sport ever come easy?

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13
Feb

Alexey Zubov wants to join the top tier of the cruiserweights, targets Denis Lebedev

As boxing’s cruiserweight division makes its biggest impact in years, fringe contender Alexey Zubov wants a piece of the action.

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10
Jul

Lebedev retains title with wide decision over Flanagan

Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev bounced back from December’s loss with a near-shutout victory in his home country.

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24
Jun

Qudratillo Abduqahorov faces Dmitry Mikhaylenko on July 10

Qudratillo Abduqahorov spent eight weeks in Las Vegas under the watchful eye of veteran trainer Ken Adams to prepare for his July 10 fight with Dmitry Mikhaylenko.

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12
May

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans continue to buzz about the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin showdown and the excellent year that 2017 has become (while some continue to mope and others make fun of the mopers).

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21
Dec

Murat Gassiev: ‘I want to move up to heavyweight’

New IBF cruiserweight titlist Murat Gassiev want to move to heavyweight the division someday but wants to win more belts at the 200 pound limit beforehand.

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08
Dec

RING Ratings update: Cruiserweight division gets more interesting

Murat Gassiev shot up the cruiserweight ratings after his split-decision victory over Denis Lebedev on Saturday in Moscow.

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