Lebedev New WBA Cruiserweight Champ


After 12 tough rounds which saw 3 times world champ James Toney in a lot of trouble Russian Denis Lebedev wins a 120-108 point victory on all cards to capture the Interim WBA Cruiserweight Title in Moscow.

Although Toney still have the heart and the tough chin he lacked speed and reflexes in a fight dominated by Lebedev who rocked Toney on anumber of occasions in the early rounds and had Toney agian in trouble in the later rounds. But in true warrior style Toney dug deep and hung in there ’til the bell.

Daily Sport says – Great win for the rough tough hard hitting Lebedev who will now be looking a bigger things possible a unification with German tough guy WBO Cruiserweight champ Marco “Captain” Huck.


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