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Ex-world champion in the first heavy weight Denis Lebedev (32-2, 23 KO’s) may end his career this summer. This was stated by the Manager of the boxer Vadim Kornilov:
“The decision of the Mustache to give up the title, was predictable, because it has long been known about the intentions of the Ukrainian to move to the heavyweight division. Now waiting for the decision of the WBA. With high probability Lebedev will be restored to the status of champion.
It is this verdict of the organization, we expected, and in August he will spend protection of a title either in Russia or in England. It is likely that the fight will be the last in the career of Lebedev”.
Earlier it became known that Lebedev can be restored to the status of world champion, WBA Super. Prior to that, held the title of Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s), but he gave up the belt in favor of the transition to the heavyweight division.