Lebedev, Flanagan make weight for cruiserweight clash in Russia

Jesus Milano 08/07/2017

The World Boxing Association Cruiserweight super champion, Russian Dennis Lebedev (29-2, 22 KO) and his challenger, Australian Mark Flanagan (22-4, 15KO) complied with the weigh in ceremony for their fight next Sunday in Ekaterimburg, Russia.

The champion stopped the scale at 199 1/4 pounds and Flanagan at 199 pounds.

Now everything is set for their fight for the prestigios WBA belt.

This is the the Russian first title defense and it will be refereed by Pinit Prayadsab from Thailand.

The judges are Víctor Simmons from Panama, Reina Urbáez from Venezuela and Jan Christensen from Denmark, while the Panamanian Miguel Prado supervises the actions.