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Kazakhstan 3-2 Azerbaijan after first semi-final

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 26, 2014 – Many people were excited about the prospect of two of the best teams in World Series of Boxing (WSB) competing in the semi-finals, and the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, and the Azerbaijan Baku Fires lived up to the hype, with five engrossing fights delighting the watching audience at Almaty Sport Palace, and those watching around the world. Continue reading

WSB semi-finals continue with Kazakstan vs Azerbaijan

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2014 – The second instalment of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV semi-finals sees a contest between the defending WSB Champions, and a team who hope to earn that honour this season.

April 26th is the date for the the first leg of the semi-finals between defending Champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan Baku Fires. The overall winner of both legs will go on to face either The Russian Boxing Team, or the Cuba Domadores in the finals. Continue reading

WSB: Cuba lead Russia after first semi-final

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 25, 2014 – Two of the greatest boxing nations in the world created Magic in Moscow, with five engrossing fights completing the first leg of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV semi-finals.

Russian Boxing Team were at home at the Moscow Arena, against the highly rated Cuban Domadores, and two teams provided a bounty of beautiful fights. Continue reading

WSB: Mission Impossible for the USA Knockouts?

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 11, 2014 – The World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV quarter-finals are almost done. After the Russian Boxing Team, the defending Champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan Baku Fires already booked their tickets for the Final Four. The last spot will be allocated to the winner of one of the most exciting boxing events of the year, if not the decade: USA Knockouts vs. Cuba Domadores. Continue reading

WSB: Italy 4-1 Azerbaijan Nistor feels the heat

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 6, 2014 – There was a dramatic climax to the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder’s season, with the Azerbaijan Baku Fires doing just enough to secure passage to the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals.

In the end it all came down to an error from experienced Italia Thunder boxer Mihai Nistor, who, after dominating for five rounds, chose to aggressively re-engage with his opponent rather than seeing the match to safety… And got knocked out for his trouble with just 25 seconds away from a certain win. The result spectacularly ended the Thunder’s challenge for Season IV. Continue reading

WSB: Kazakhstan 5-0 Germany Champions are through

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 5, 2014 – Defending World Series of Boxing (WSB) Champions, the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan cruised to a quarter-finals victory over Team Germany in an excellent night’s boxing in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Coming into the bout with a 3-2 advantage following their away win in Germany last weekend, the “Alpha Wolves” were always the favourites today. The result meant that the score across the two legs was 8-2 on aggregate, which will be a clear warning to their rivals that the Champions mean business again this year. Continue reading

WSB: Cuba 5-0 USA Knockouts tamed in Havana

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 5, 2014 – The Cuba Domadores put themselves clearly in the driving seat of this World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final match up with the USA Knockouts in their home leg of the event.

Havana was buzzing with excitement in the build-up. The stadium was packed to the rafters (16’000 spectators) and in an indication of just how important the WSB is on the island, this was the first time a sports event has ever been filmed in High Definition in Cuba, marking a significant technological milestone in the country’s history. Continue reading