This Friday November 4th, Live from the Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow Russia, Hometown hero and #5 ranked Cruiserweight in the world Denis Lebedev takes on 43-year-old James “Lights Out” Toney in 12 rounds of boxing for the Interim WBA World Cruiserweight Title.

The 32-year-old Lebedev (22-1, 17 KO’s) is coming off of a devastating 10th round knockout victory over Roy Jones Jr. in May of this year while Toney (73-6-3, 44 KO’s) has been enjoying wins over sub-par competition in the latter stages of a storied career that spans 4 decades.  The Russian Press has this bout dubbed a “Rocky 4 Remake” as the aging American goes into Moscow to defend his countryman who was badly beaten by the young Russian lion.

Also on the Card:
– #10 Ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Ukrainian Ismayl Sillakh (16-0, 13 KO’s) take’s on  Azerbaijani Cruiserweight Ali Ismailov (18-7, 13 KO’s)
-Russia’s #1 Super Bantamweight Alexander Bakhtin (27-0, 11) takes on Colombian Southpaw Luis Melendez (31-6-1, 22 KO’s)

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