Moscow, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - Denis Lebedev defeated Youri Kalenga in a unanimous 12-round decision to retain his WBA world cruiserweight title on Friday.

Lebedev (27-2) was knocked down in the fourth round when he slipped, but came back to floor Kalenga (21-2) in the seventh round.

Two judges scored the fight 115-112, while a third submitted a 116-111 tally.