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WSB: Poland 3-2 Mexico Hussars rock the Guerreros

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2014 – In a slick evening of boxing, the Hussars Poland delighted home fans with an outstanding performance against the Mexico Guerreros. The Battling Poles had been incredibly resilient all season in the toughest group the WSB has ever seen and whilst they had accrued points, and won bouts, they had yet to win a match.

Tonight’s victory, whilst a difficult blow for the proud Mexicans was nonetheless a delight for neutrals who have been following the league closely. Most felt that the Hussars tenacity and sheer never say die spirit that has brought them close to causing an upset so many times this season, must surely end in a positive result for the team…And finally it has. Continue reading

WSB: Algeria 3-2 Argentina Hawks still in it!

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2014 – The Algeria Desert Hawks secured a major victory at home against the Argentina Condors in Week 9 of the World Series of Boxing (WSB). The result kept their hopes alive, at least mathematically, of qualifying for the Playoffs. For the Condors however, the door out of the Regular Season has now been firmly shut.
The Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg) contested this match. Continue reading

WSB: Week 9, Group B: Cuba vs Kazakhstan!

Here it is; the BIG one. The match everyone has been waiting for is finally being contested this weekend: the Cuba Domadores versus the defending World Series of Boxing (WSB) champions, the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan. Can the Domadores repeat their astonishing away victory in Almaty on home soil in Havana? Or will the Kazakh boxers respond with an assault of their own? Continue reading

WSB: Germany 5-0 USA Eagles go third

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 16, 2014 – In a huge statement of intent, Team Germany overtook the USA Knockouts to go third in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group A after an excellent home performance. The Knockouts will now need to quickly regroup before next week’s match, which will see the rampant Germans visit them in Miami.
The Light Flyweights (46-49kg), Bantamweights (56kg), Light Welterweights (64kg), Middleweights (75kg) and Heavyweights (91kg) were contesting this bout. Continue reading

WSB: Ukraine 4-1 Germany Otamans show their class

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 14, 2014 – Despite fielding a team that didn’t include any of their A-list boxing stars, the Ukraine Otamans demonstrated the depth of quality in their ranks as they secured an excellent win over Team Germany in Kiev. This was a great opportunity for the up-and-coming boxers on the Otamans’ team to show the world their skills, and they took full advantage of it.
The Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg) contested this match. Continue reading

WSB: Februarfest! Deutsch double bill

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 14, 2014 – Following the postponement of several matches, Team Germany is playing catch up this weekend facing two teams in two days in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).

With a single point being enough for them to pull level with the USA in the table, the question on everybody’s lips is: can Team Germany cope with the pressure of a double billing this weekend against the Ukraine Otamans and the USA Knockouts?

Ukraine Otamans vs. Team Germany
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WSB: Argentina 3-2 Ukraine Condors upset the odds

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 9, 2014 – In an interesting match in Buenos Aires, bottom of the table Argentina Condors turned more than a few heads in the boxing world when they beat World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group A leaders, and Season III runners-up, the Ukraine Otamans in convincing fashion, despite giving away a walk over in one bout. This was a significant boost for the Latin Americans, and the result keeps things extremely tight at both the top and bottom of the table. Continue reading

WSB: Azerbaijan 5-0 Poland Fires go third

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 8, 2014 – In a ruthless display of boxing, the Azerbaijan Baku Fires beat the Hussars Poland and overtook the Russian Boxing Team to go into third place in Group B.
With the Mexico Guerreros failing in their last push to qualify to the Playoffs, the focus for the Fires is now on finishing the season ahead of their regional rivals. With Russia vs. Cuba postponed to March the 12th, we will have to wait and see if they can hold on to their one point advantage.

Today we had the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg) in the ring. Continue reading

WSB: USA 4-1 Algeria Knockouts back in the mix

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 8, 2014 – The USA Knockouts may well prove to be the surprise package of Group A after notching up yet another stylish home win.

Miami is becoming something of a fortress for the American outfit with the Algeria Desert Hawks the latest team to fall at its gates on Week 8. Importantly, the win moves the Knockouts ahead of Team Germany into the third place, with just two matches left in the Regular Season. Could the USA find themselves in the Playoffs for the second time in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) history? Continue reading