#1 Rated Challenger YOURI KALENGA and World Boxing Assocation Cruiserweight World Champion DENIS LEBEDEV “Faced Off’ for the first time on Wednesday afternoon at the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Hollywood, California.
In preparation for their world title fight, both warriors are opening up training camps in Southern California as Kalenga heads to Big Bear Lake, California with the guidance of ABEL SANCHEZ and Lebedev under the watchful eye of FREDDIE ROACH in Hollywood.
“Seeing Lebedev this week was fantastic, he’s an impressive champion, clearly the best cruiserweight in the world and I’m thrilled to start camp to dethrone him,” said Kalenga.
“The world title fight between Kalenga and Lebedev is a very important fight for both fighters, and as you can see they both have a lot of respect for each other” said MICHAEL KING of KING SPORTS. “It’s going to be a great fight!”