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Meeting with boxer Denis Lebedev

July 10, 2017, Yekaterinburg

Vladimir Putin congratulated Denis Lebedev on retaining his World Boxing Association Super World cruiserweight title.

The President met with Denis Lebedev after visiting the 2017 INNOPROM exhibition and congratulated the boxer on his success.

Last Sunday, Denis Lebedev confirmed his WBA Super World cruiserweight title in a fight against Australian boxer Mark Flanagan. This is the seventh victory for the Russian boxer and he has been WBA world champion since December 2012. Over his career, Denis Lebedev has had 30 victories (22 knockouts) and three defeats.

July 10, 2017, Yekaterinburg