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World Series Boxing

Cuba to taste pro boxing in WSB Exhibition Match against Mexico

Lausanne, July 25, 2013 - For the first time since 1962, Cuba will officially allow its boxers to compete in a pro-style boxing event. The newly formed Cuban World Series of Boxing (WSB) Franchise will take on the Mexico Guerreros in Mexico City on 29/30 August in a historic WSB Exhibition Match. The new Cuba WSB Franchise, officially named as the Cuba Domadores, came into being earlier last [...]

Elias Emigdio looking forward “to fighting best in the world”

AIBA Pro Boxing's (APB) social media campaign moves to Mexico, home of prominent APB Boxer Elias Emigdio. The athlete's answers to numerous fans' questions have shed light on many areas of the Mexican fighter's life. As Elias Emigdio confessed in his interview, he became a boxer thanks to his mother: "It was her who wanted me to be a boxer and to become a champion one day. And [...]

WSB announces Season IV Live Draw

Lausanne, Switzerland, 19 June 2013 - The World Series of Boxing (WSB) today announced that it will be holding its Season IV Live Draw in Lausanne on July 2nd 2013 at 15:00, local time. The draw is an important part of the WSB season with teams finding out who they will be facing in the group phases of the Regular season. Last year's finalists, the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan and the Ukraine Otamans will [...]

Lomachenko comes in for Team Finals Day 1

After 72 matches and 360 bouts, the WSB Team Finals will be contested across two days starting on Friday 10th May at 20:00 local time (14:00 GMT). The remaining ten bouts - potentially eleven in case of a draw after the first night - will be the most exciting the boxing world has seen since the London 2012 Olympic Games Finals. Our finalists will be the star studded Ukraine Otamans and local favourites [...]

Cuba to set WSB alight

Lausanne, Switzerland, 26 April 2013 - World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce that Cuba has decided to join the competition as of its fourth season, due to start in November 2013. Set up by the Cuban Boxing Federation and fully supported by the National Sports Authorities, the new WSB Franchise will comprise the country's 20 best boxers and main members of the National Pre-selection [...]

Kazakhstan impresses once more to reach WSB Team Finals (5-0)

Lausanne, Switzerland, 20 April 2013 - Amazingly focused and strong throughout the entire night at the Almaty Towers Business Center, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan has had absolutely no worry against the Mexico Guerreros. Considered since the beginning of this World Series of Boxing (WSB) season as one of the favourites for the title, the Kazakhs have won eight of the ten bouts of this semi-final. Their [...]

Ukraine first in Team Finals with massive blow over Italian defending Champion (5-0)

Lausanne, Switzerland, 20 April 2013 - Led by superstar Vasyl Lomachenko, the Otamans have sent shockwaves to World Series of Boxing (WSB) by coming back from a 1-4 loss last week in the first leg and eliminating last season's winner Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder in the semi-finals. Offering an impressive clean sheet to the 7,000 spectators of the Palace of Sports in Kiev, Ukraine reaches the WSB [...]

Confident Kazakhstan to battle Guerreros for a spot in the Finals

Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 April 2013 - This Saturday 20 April (20:00 local time) at the Almaty Towers Business Center, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan will host the Mexico Guerreros and is expected to get the job done and qualify for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Team Finals. A strong performance in Mexico last week-end (3-2) has put the Kazakhs in a very good position. They however have still named an [...]

Ukraine puts on world class line-up against Italy

Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 April 2013 - The 7,000-seater Sports Palace of Kiev is promised to an electric night this Friday 19 April (20:00 local time) when the full-strength Otamans will try to come back from their 1-4 away defeat to Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals. Powered by superstar Vasyl Lomachenko and London 2012 bronze medallist Oleksandr Gvozdyk, [...]

Kazakhstan upsets the Guerreros on El Zócalo (2-3)

Lausanne, Switzerland, 13 April 2013 - Astana Arlans Kazakhstan have probably done the hardest in winning their World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-final first leg away to the Mexico Guerreros, on the iconic El Zócalo. The Kazakhs are now three bouts away from the WSB Team Finals, which will be held on 10/11 May at the Saryarka Velodrome in Astana.     Mexican Bantamweight (50-54kg) Elias Emigdio [...]

Stankovic and Italia Thunder shock Ukraine Otamans (4-1)

Lausanne, Switzerland, 13 April 2013 - The first battle of these World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals ended on a surprisingly large victory for defending Champions Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder against strong Ukraine Otamans at the Casino Campione in Campione d'Italia. The evening started at Light Heavyweight (80-85kg) when Hungarian lethal weapon Imre Szello stepped onto the ring [...]

Guerreros line up best guns against Kazakhstan

Lausanne, Switzerland, 11 April 2013 - The iconic main square of Mexico City, El Zócalo will be the theatre of the exciting World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-final between Mexico Guerreros and Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, this Friday 12 April (21:00 local time). Having eliminated the British Lionhearts in the previous round, the hosts are ready to deliver another show in front of thousands of their [...]