The Russian boxer of the first heavy weight got the same status of non-participation in the world Boxing series

Denis Lebedev. Photo

The world Boxing Association (WBA) has assigned the Russian boxer of the first heavy weight Denis Lebedev the status of “champion in holiday”. This is due to the fact that the 38-year-old sportsman is not involved in the tournament world Boxing series (WBSS).

The full title of the champion will now receive Yunier Dorticos. We will remind, the next fight will be February 3 in Sochi with Murat by Gassieva in the semifinals of the WBSS. Earlier in the second semifinal of the Ukrainian Alexander Usik won on points Latvian Mairis Briedis in Riga in spectacular battle.

The final of the tournament WBSS, which Usik will fight with the winner of the battle Gassiev – Dorticos, will take place may 11 in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).