Found May 20, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
On May 17, Guillermo Jones scored a major upset with an 11th-round knockout of WBA Cruiserweight Champion Denis Lebedev. Jones, 41, has enjoyed a bizarre, but successful career and he is now back in the mix along with promoter Don King--despite the fact that both fighter and promoter had been written off recently. Jones is a fighter with a world-class pedigree that stretches back over 15 years. His success encompasses a mind-boggling range, from junior middleweight (154 pounds) all the way to cruiserweight (200 pounds). Yet in spite of all that, he’s not even the most popular guy in the sport named Guillermo. Much of the blame falls on Team Jones. After the 6’4” stringbean lost in two close title shots to a good 154-pound champion in Laurent Boudouani, it would be another 4 years until he resurfaced in a TV bout. For most of us, we had to do a double-take when we saw that Jones was fighting at cruiserweight. It was like “Isn’t that same tall skinny guy who fought Boudouani twice?...

Russian Boxer Suffers Ugly Swollen Eye

I’m not sure when Russian professional boxer Denis Lebedev (25-2, 19 KOs) decided to enter the ring against Guillermo Jones (39-3-2, 31 KOs) in Russia Friday night, if ever expected to walk out with 8 inches more eye socket.  But that is exactly what he got after he suffered an 11th-round KO in their WBA cruiserweight title fight. I would recommend starting the video around the...

This Week On Queensberry Rules Radio...

  Queensberry Rules Radio returns once again today at 4:30 ET, and this week TQBR's own Patrick Connor and's James Foley recap Lucas Matthysse's destruction of Lamont Peterson, Devon Alexander's win over Lee Purdy, the Guillermo Jones vs. Denis Lebedev bout, and much more. Joining them this week is David Greisman, writer for and...
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