AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) has announced the crop of hard-hitting Heavyweights looking to send shockwaves through the 91kg category with heavy handed champions and international stars all striving to snatch a place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Continue reading
Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 23, 2013 – APB and WSB star Clemente Russo of Italy looked in good form today as he moved through to the semi-finals of the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013.
Since today was the start of the quarter-finals, not only was the standard of boxing fantastic, but we also had five different weight categories take to the ring for the first time this afternoon session. These were namely, the Light Flyweights (49kg), the Bantamweights (56kg) the Light Welterweights (64kg), the Middleweights (75kg) and the Heavyweights (91kg).
Bout of the session
Everton Lopes of Brazil was impressive again at Light Welterweight against Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania. The Brazilian World Champion was taking on the Lithuanian hammer, whose right hand was developing something of a reputation around here coming into this bout. The variety of Lopes’ techniques and his range of movement however caused Petrauskas problems throughout the first and the second rounds. Continue reading
In a fan-generated interview published on the AIBA website Russo talks about his desire to compete in APB, and why it offers security to boxers in an otherwise murky professional scene: Continue reading