Lee Cleveland

Lee Cleveland

Lee is Managing Editor of FightSaga.com, a student of the Sweet Science and longtime boxing fan.

A gym rat in the 1990s, Lee was trained by 1976 Olympic Silver Medalist Charles Mooney and several retired seasoned pros. He was also a sparring partner for former WBA Super Middleweight Champion Steve Little who upset Michael Nunn for the WBA Super Middleweight Title in '94.

Lee created FightSaga.com to honor and preserve boxing's rich heritage, chronicle the achievements of top fighters, celebrate the legacy of big fights and provide a fun, educational experience for fight fans.  

 Fightsagacom@gmail.com 

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Acelino 'Popó' Freitas returns tonight; Is Manny Pacquiao on the horizon?

Aug 15, 2015 - 01:37PM ET
At age 39, colorful, former two-division world champion Acelino “Popo” Freitas (39-2, 33 KOS) will make a return to the ring tonight after a three year absence which followed a five year hiatus.  
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Manny Pacquiao next fight: Would Victor Ortiz make sense?

Aug 15, 2015 - 11:54AM ET
After losing to Floyd Mayweather in May and subsequently undergoing surgery for a torn rotator cuff, a very serious injury, will Manny Pacquiao engage in a tune-up for his return bout?  
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Marco Huck KO'd: Will it force Roy Jones into retirement?

Aug 15, 2015 - 12:23AM ET
It was all sounding so good.  
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Roy Jones vs Marco Huck: "It's not a joke"

Aug 12, 2015 - 09:07PM ET
Longtime cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (38-2-1, 26KO’s) will finally make his USA debut as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series on Spike TV.  
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Cotto vs Canelo prediction: Felix Trinidad chimes in

Nov 21, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Cotto vs Canelo: There's at least one Puerto Rican great on record as not liking his countryman's chances.  
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Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto: Why Amir Khan got the shaft... again

Aug 09, 2015 - 06:01PM ET
Floyd Mayweather vs Amir Khan, a fight that's been bantered since 2011, will likely not happen.  
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James Toney losses shocker, career likely over

Aug 09, 2015 - 09:44AM ET
It all seemed so academic.  
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Mayweather vs Berto: 'Money May' ripe for the taking?

Aug 08, 2015 - 02:10PM ET
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse in May, will face lightly-regarded Andre Berto next in what…  
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James Toney climbs back in the ring Saturday night

Aug 08, 2015 - 12:00PM ET
Tonight, 46 year old fight great and former multi-division world champion James “Lights out” Toney (76-9-3, 46 KOs) will step into the ring for the first time in two years when he faces 40 year old Charles Ellis (9-3-1).  
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Razor Ruddock: Can 51 year old emulate George Foreman and become a heavyweight force?

Aug 08, 2015 - 10:58AM ET
Looking for his third consecutive win on his comeback, 51 year old 1990s heavyweight contender Razor Ruddock (40-5-1, 30 KO) will fight on a relatively high profile card next month.  
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GGG vs Lemieux: Will power be the great equalizer for the Canadian?

Jul 26, 2015 - 10:13PM ET
WBA "Super and WBC " Interim" 160 lb champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0 30 KO) and Canadian slugger David Lemieux (34-2 31KO), the IBF Middleweight titlist, will face each other October 17.  
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Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley 3 next spring?

Jul 24, 2015 - 06:45PM ET
Tim Bradley once again owns the WBO's share of the welterweight title. Will Manny Pacquiao attempt to reclaim the belt which he's owned for the better part of six years?  
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Bernard Hopkins' next fight: Retirement?

Jul 23, 2015 - 02:11PM ET
Since losing to Sergey Kovalev last fall, 50 year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins has called out the likes of Gennady Golovkin, Carl Froch and James DeGale.  
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Mayweather vs Berto: Why Floyd is vulnerable

Jul 21, 2015 - 08:29PM ET
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, it's being rumored Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse in May, will face lightly-regarded Andre Berto next in…  
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Chris Arreola vs Kassi: Shannon Briggs is the biggest winner?

Jul 18, 2015 - 05:36PM ET
Popular heavyweight contender Chris Arreola (36-4-1, 31 KO) may have blown an opportunity for a title shot by year's end.