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Lebedev-Jones II called off

By Gabriel F. Cordero

Today’s highly anticipated WBA cruiserweight title rematch in Moscow between Guillermo Jones and WBA regular world champion Dennis Lebedev has now been called off following Jones’ failed drug test. There were discussions about going ahead with the fight as a non-title affair, but ultimately it was decided to cancel the fight. According to WBA VP Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, “At this point Guillermo Jones’ fate is on sample “B”. His representative must challenge the findings by Swiss lab.”

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