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DENIS LEBEDEV (RUS)

DENIS LEBEDEV

Born: 08-13-1979 (age: 37)
Height: 180cm
Record: 29 (22 KO's) 2 0
KO's: 70.97%
Born in Stary Oskol, on the 14th of August, 1979. He is known in the
boxing world as the White Swan.
Debuted as a professinal in 2001, beating Teymuraz Kekelidze. In his third fight the Russian semi heavyweight belt. Won his first tittle defense defeating Alexander Alexeev. With 21 wins he faced Marcos Huck for the 200 lbs belt of the WBO on October 18, 2010, The German won by split decision, it was Lebedev’s first defeat.
However, on November 4 of the following year he won the Interim Title of the WBA when he won by unanimous decision over James Toney.
In May 2013 he starred in the polemical fight with Guillermo Jones, and after recuperating, he reappeared in 2014 defeating Pawel Kolodziej, Youri Kalenga in April 2015 and Lateef Kayode in November of the same year.
Last May 21, the Russian boxer unified the WBA/IBF crown by defeating Victor Ramírez.
Through a resolution he was elevated to Super Champion. It was ordered that he must face Beibut  Shumenov in 120 days in World Championships, for which they have 30 days for negotiations. (DATE)

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution No. 201602051612 WBA Cruiserweight
02-08-2016
BEIBUT SHUMENOV - YUNIER DORTICOS
DENIS LEBEDEV
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Resolution No. 201602051612 Champion - Denis Lebedev: On December 17, 2012, Denis Lebedev became Champion of the division after defeating Santander Silgado via knockout in Myakinino, Russia.  Lebedev´s last mandatory defense was April 10, 2015, thus his next mandatory defense is now due per WBA Rule C.11. As such, Lebedev must face the leading available contender, WBA ranked #2, Yunier Dorticos.
Interim Champion Beibut Shumenov On November 30, 2015, Shumenov was scheduled to fight in Las Vegas, but was forced to withdraw due to an eye injury and has remained inactive since.
Denis Lebedev Special Permit Request to fight Victor Ramírez Resolution No.201603021612
03-02-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - VICTOR RAMIREZ
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Lebedev´s special permit request is conditionally granted subject to compliance with all other WBA rules, regulations, payment, of all aplicable fees and the following conditions: - The winner of Lebedev/Ramirez, shall be named Super Champion of the division with 3 % sanction fees due on all future bouts. -  Dorticos and WBA ranked #5 Youri Kalenga shall fight for the regular championship of the division. The winner of said bout must face the Interim Champion of the division within one hundred twenty (120) days to determine the Official Contender for the Super Champion.
Resolution No. 201602241612 WBA Championships Committee Cruiserweight Division
02-24-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - VICTOR RAMIREZ
YUNIER DORTICOS - BEIBUT SHUMENOV
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Lebedev’s Special Permit Request is conditionally granted subject the following conditions: The winner of Lebedev/Ramirez, or Lebedev if a draw, must face Dorticos within 120 days of said bout.
Unless the WBA receives signed bout contracts for a bout between Dorticos and Lebedev/Ramirez within 30 days of the bout, the WBA shall issue a call for purse bid.
Resolution No. 201602051612 Cruiserweight Division Lebedev vs Dorticos
02-05-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - YUNIER DORTICOS
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Lebedev must face the leading available contender, WBA ranked #2, Yunier Dorticos. The winner or Lebedev if a draw, must face the interim champion of the division, within one hundred twenty (120) days of bout.
 
Resolution No. 201604191608 Cruiserweight Division, Lebedev´s Special Permit Request
04-19-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV
CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION
Lebedev´s special permit request is conditionally granted subject to compliance with all other WBA rules, regulations, payment of all applicable fees and the following conditions: The winner of Lebedev/ Ramirez shall be named Super Champion . of the division. The Super Champion, or Lebedev if a draw, must face Shumenov within one hundred days (120) after the bout.
Dorticos and WBA ranked #5 Kalenga shall fight for the regular championship of the division.

FIGHTS

(W) DENIS LEBEDEV - VICTOR RAMIREZ
TKO 2rd 1:18 min
2016-05-21 - Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia
WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
IBF TITLE
(W) DENIS LEBEDEV - LATEEF KAYODE
TKO 8rd 1:22 min
2015-11-04 - RUSSIA
WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
(W) DENIS LEBEDEV - YOURI KALENGA
UD 12rd
2015-04-10 - Rusia
WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
(W) DENIS LEBEDEV - PAWEL KOLODZIEJ
KO 2rd 2:08 min
2014-09-27 - RUSIA
WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
(W) GUILLERMO JONES - DENIS LEBEDEV
KO 11rd 1:55 min
2013-05-17 - Crocus City Hall, Myakinino, Russia
WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
(W) DENIS LEBEDEV - JAMES TONEY
UD 12rd
2011-11-04 - Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia
(INTERIM) WBA WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE

MOVEMENTS IN WBA RANKING

Undisputed World Champion
DATEDIVISION
Oct, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2014CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Aug, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2015CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Aug, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2016CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2017CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2017CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2017CRUISERWEIGHT
Interim Champion
DATEDIVISION
Jun, 2000CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Aug, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2012CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
WORLD RANKING
POSDATEORGDIVISION
4Sep, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
4Aug, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
4Jul, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
4Jun, 2013CRUISERWEIGHT
3Oct, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
5Sep, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
6Aug, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
6Jul, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
6Jun, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
6May, 2011CRUISERWEIGHT
15Mar, 2010CRUISERWEIGHT
15Feb, 2010CRUISERWEIGHT
14Jan, 2010CRUISERWEIGHT
14Dec, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
15Nov, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
15Oct, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
15Sep, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
15Aug, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
15Jul, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
14Jun, 2009CRUISERWEIGHT
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