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DENIS LEBEDEV

DENIS LEBEDEV
COUNTRY: RUS
RECORD: 32 (23 KO's) 2 0
KO's: 67.65%
BORN: 08-14-1979
AGE: 40
HEIGHT: 180
REACH: 182

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.

RESOLUTIONS

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.
Resolution No. 201602051612 Cruiserweight Division Lebedev vs Dorticos
02-05-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - YUNIEL 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. 201602241612 WBA Championships Committee Cruiserweight Division
02-24-2016
DENIS LEBEDEV - VICTOR RAMIREZ
YUNIEL 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.
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. 201602051612 WBA Cruiserweight
02-08-2016
BEIBUT SHUMENOV - YUNIEL 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.

FIGHTS

UD
12rd
MIKE WILSON
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT
2018-11-24 - Monte Carlo, Monaco
UD
12rd
MARK FLANAGAN
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2017-07-09 - Russia
TKO
2rd
1:18
VICTOR RAMIREZ
(UNIFICATION) WBA /IBF CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2016-05-21 - Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia
TKO
8rd
1:22
LATEEF KAYODE
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-11-04 - RUSSIA
UD
12rd
YOURI KALENGA
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-04-10 - Rusia
KO
2rd
2:08
PAWEL KOLODZIEJ
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2014-09-27 - RUSIA
KO
11rd
1:55
GUILLERMO JONES
WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2013-05-17 - Crocus City Hall, Myakinino, Russia
UD
12rd
JAMES TONEY
(INTERIM) WBA CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2011-11-04 - Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia

MOVEMENTS IN WBA RANKING

World Champion

DATE

DIVISION

Oct, 2012 CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2012 CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2012 CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2013 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2014 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jun, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jul, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Aug, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Sep, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Oct, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Nov, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Dec, 2015 CRUISERWEIGHT
Jan, 2016 CRUISERWEIGHT
Feb, 2016 CRUISERWEIGHT
Mar, 2016 CRUISERWEIGHT
Apr, 2016 CRUISERWEIGHT
May, 2016 CRUISERWEIGHT