Denns Lebedev and Youri Kalenga teams reached an agreement thus avoiding the Purse Bid summoned for March 17, 2015 in the World Boxing Association Headquarters in Panama.
Both parties negotiated and the fight will take place on April 10 in Moscow, Russia, according to the information given.
Lebedev (26-2, 20 KO), is the WBA cruiserweight regular champion since April 11, 2011. The mandatory fight will be against the interim champion the African Kalenga (21-1, 14 KO) won the title on June 21, 2014.
Patrick Nielsen is the new 168 lbs WBA international champion
The Dane Patrick Nielsen won the WBA International Super Middleweight 168 lbs, defeating George Tahdooahnippah, in Ballerup Super Arena Copenhagen.
Nielsen (24-1, 12 KO) controlled the actions from the beginning and in the third round sent Tahdooahnippah (34-1-1, 24 KO), to the canvas, who managed to get up and keep on fighting.
After this, the European continued his work and punished his opponent at will who did not come out for the eighth round.
The Danish said he was satisfied with his performance and that he followed the boxing plan, and he feels stronger, “I am ready to shine”: