Denis Lebedev entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 27-2-0 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 cruiserweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Grigory Drozd). He lost to Guillermo Jones in 2013 (=Lebedev vs Jones) but then he came back to win beating Pawel Kolodziej (=Lebedev vs Kolodziej) and Youri Kayembre Kalenga (=Lebedev vs Kalenga).
His opponent, the undefeated Lateef Kayode, has a perfect reord of 21-0-0 (16 KOs=76%) and he entered as the No.20 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2015 winning over Nick Kisner. Lebedev vs Kayode is valid for the WBA World cruiserweight title; undercard of Alexander Povetkin vs Mariusz Wach. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Basket-Hall Arena, Kazan, Russia
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBA World cruiserweight title
Lebedev’s previous fight: Denis Lebedev vs Youri Kayembre Kalenga
Lebedev’s next fight: Denis Lebedev vs Victor Emilio Ramirez
Kayode’s next fight: Keith Tapia vs Lateef Kayode
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