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Kevin Lerena Injures Hand, Withdraws From Ryad Merhy Clash

IBO cruiserweight champ Kevin Lerena has suffered a hand injury while sparring in his training camp in Namibia and the fight against WBA king Ryad Merhy, set for July 17 in Brussels, is now off. The promoter, Alain Vanackere, working closely with agent Philippe Fondu, is now looking for a...
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Ryad Merhy vs Kevin Lerena set for July 17th in Brussels

WBA “world” cruiserweight champion Ryad Merhy, whom the sanctioning body elevated from interim champion after stripping Beibut Shumenov in January, is reportedly set to face #3 contender Kevin Lerena on July 17th. The date is set, and though the location isn’t official, organizers intend to stage it in the champion’s hometown of Brussels, Belgium.
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Kevin Lerena Stops Patrick Ferguson in Five Rounds To Retain IBO Strap

Cruiserweight contender Kevin Lerena battered Patrick Ferguson before the fight was stopped in round 5 Saturday night at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, South Africa. With the victory, Lerena improves to 26-1-1, 13 knockouts. Lerena, who resides in nearby Johannesburg, last fought on February 8 in Goeppingen, Germany, stopping First...
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Kevin Lerena Stays Busy as Further Titles Loom in 2021

As much as being a jockey was in his blood, Kevin Lerena is glad he pursued a career in boxing. The cruiserweight contender is eager to challenge for a world title belt in 2021, but will in action in a stay-busy fight against Patrick Ferguson Saturday night. The 10-round bout will take place at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, South Africa.

Kevin Lerena wins in five rounds

South Africa’s IBO junior heavyweight champion Keven Lerena coming into the ring in superb condition stopped Patrick Ferguson from Spokane in the USA, in the fifth round of a scheduled ten round non-title fight at Emperors Palace near Kempton Park on Saturday night. The time was 1 minute 49 seconds.

IBO cruiserweight champion Kevin Lerena to feature on UFC Fight Pass this weekend

DiBella Entertainment has teamed up with Rodney Berman’s Golden Gloves South Africa to co-promote explosive South African cruiserweight southpaw Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena (25-1, 12 KOs). In his first fight under their strategic alliance, Lerena will headline December Detonation, on Saturday, December 19, from Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Gauteng,...
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Kevin Lerena vs Patrick Ferguson to air on UFC Fight Pass

Those of you in the mood for an appetizer this Saturday are in luck. UFC Fight Pass is set to stream a trio of bouts from South Africa beginning at 12:15 PM Eastern. The main attraction is top-ranked IBF cruiserweight contender (and #3 WBC bridgerweight contender) Kevin “Two Guns” Lerena (25-1, 12 KO), whom I cannot help but associate with Arthur “Two Sheds” Jackson. The 28-year-old has beaten a number of familiar names, including Youri Kalembri Kalenga and Dmytro Kucher, but gets a softball in Patrick Ferguson (17-2-1, 13 KO).