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Lebedev to work with Tszyu for Jones fight
Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev will work with Hall of Famer Kostya Tszyu in preparation for his May 22 fight against Roy Jones Jr. Tszyu, a Russian-born Australian, will assist Lebedev's trainer.
Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev will be preparing for his fight against Roy Jones Jr. on May 22 in Moscow with ring-legend Kostya Tszyu, a friend of Jones. Tszyu will assist Valery Belov, Ledebev’s trainer.
“The hardest part of my work with Dennis is preparing him for battle against Roy Jones. This guy is my good friend. We've known each other for many years. I want that after this fight we have remained friends.”
Jones (54-7, 40 KOs) lives in Pensacola, Fla.