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King Found Guilty of Breach of Contract Over Canceled Jones vs. Lebedev Bout

by on Oct.28, 2014, under Boxing News

 

Don King, at left, shaking hands with the Cyber Boxing Zone's photographer, Tom Glunz, several years ago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Don King, at left, shaking hands with the Cyber Boxing Zone’s photographer, Tom Glunz, several years ago (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

MANHATTAN, NY – According to www.boxingnewsnow@aol.com, a U.S. judge found promoter Don King liable for breach of contract over a canceled cruiserweight world championship pitting one of his fighters, former World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight Champion Guillermo Jones, against current champ Denis Lebedev on April 25th.  The bout was nixed when Jones failed a drug test.

Judge Scheindlin stated that the disqualification due to Jones testing positive for the diuretic furosemide hours before his scheduled fight in Moscow “plainly put King in breach” regardless of whether or not King had anything to do with the failed test. (continue reading…)

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Devon Alexander Returns Home to Face Knockout Specialist Lucas Matthysse on June 25 at The Family Arena in St. Charles

by on May.19, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Don King Will Make Missouri History by Presenting Four World Championships, Including Undefeated Ryan “The Irish Outlaw” Coyne in His First World Title Fight. TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY AT 10 A.M.

ST. CHARLES, MO, May 18, 2011 — Promoter Don King will bring Devon Alexander “The Great” (21-1, 13 KOs) back to the St. Louis area on June 25 to face a significant test in his hometown from noted Argentine knockout artist and World Boxing Organization No.-3 ranked contender Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26 KOs) at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo.

King will support the Alexander-Matthysse main event with a history-making fight card that will mark the first time four world championships have been presented in Missouri during a single event. (continue reading…)

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