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WSB: Week 7, Group A: Battle of the Americas

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 31, 2014 – With the match between the table topping Ukraine Otamans and third placed Team Germany postponed to Friday 14th, the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder have the chance to close the gap on the group leaders. Meanwhile, both the USA Knockouts and the Argentina Condors will be meeting in a crunch match at the bottom of the table. Should the Condors win, they will find themselves back in third place, meanwhile the Knockouts could also scrape into a Playoffs slot should they grab a surprise win away from home. Continue reading

WSB: Poland 2-3 Russia: Hussars impress in defeat

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 19, 2014 – The Hussars Poland at last got the point they have chased for the last six weeks in the World Series of Boxing (WSB). The team has been painfully close before but the ever courageous Poles finally got their well-deserved point on the board against arch rivals, the Russian Boxing Team.
That shouldn’t take away from another excellent Russian performance that sees them seriously ramp up the pressure on the defending Champions, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, tying them on points, in their bid to wrest second place to the Playoffs from the Alpha Wolves. Continue reading

WSB: Italy 4-1 Argentina: Thunder downs Condors

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 19, 2014 – With Group A of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) becoming a place of surprises, this week the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder did well to ensure that the points all stayed in Italy against a tricky Argentina Condors side.

The Light Flyweights (46-49kg), Bantamweights (56kg), Light Welterweights (64kg), Middleweights (75kg) and Heavyweights (91kg) were contesting this one this evening. Continue reading

WSB: Algeria 4-1 Germany Hawks outmanoeuvre the Eagles

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 19, 2014 – In a massive weekend for the Algeria Desert Hawks, they positively trounce the third placed Team Germany to leap frog the Argentina Condors and snatch fourth place in Group A. This opens up a potential Playoffs place for the African team.

The Light Flyweights (46-49kg), Bantamweights (56kg), Light Welterweights (64kg), Middleweights (75kg) and Heavyweights (91kg) were the categories battling it out in Algeria tonight. Continue reading

WSB: Azerbaijan 4-1 Kazakhstan The Fires roast the Champions

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2014 – The Azerbaijan Baku Fires made a serious statement of intent this evening in their match against defending champions, the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, in the Week 6 of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV.

We enjoyed watching the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg) as the Fires staked their claim to a place in the Playoffs and heaped pressure on the Russian Boxing Team ahead of their away match in Poland later tonight. Continue reading

WSB: Cuba 5-0 Mexico – Domadores back to their best

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2014 – It was a big night in Havana for the Cuba Domadores last night as they dominated the first of our Super-Saturday derby matches in Group B. After having been roughed up in recent weeks, the Domadores were back to looking invincible again against the aggressive Mexico Guerreros team.

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

WSB: USA 2-3 Ukraine – Knockouts make a point vs. Otamans

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 18, 2014 – The USA Knockouts scored a major coup by becoming the first team in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) this season to take a point from Group leaders, the Ukraine Otamans. Moreover they achieved it with a squad of WSB debutants. With the match going right down to the wire, it was a tough evening for the Season II runners-up before unlikely hero Denys Poyatsyka came to their rescue. Continue reading

WSB: Week 6, Group B Derby Day on Super Saturday!

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2014 – Not only do we have six matches in one day this Saturday, but Group B is also offering three amazing derby matches to boxing fans this weekend.

Passion will certainly run high as the teams in the “Group of Death” compete for local bragging rights. But who will come out on top? Continue reading

WSB: Week 6, Group A: Do the Hawks have a card to play?

Keen followers of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group A, may have noticed that the potential for a rather radical change in the table exists this week.

With the Germans perhaps believing that closest rivals, the Argentina Condors, will be contained by the Italia Thunder this week, they have taken the calculated risk of fielding a less-experienced team away to the Algeria Desert Hawks, who currently lie some four points behind them, and resting their star boxers.
However, the Hawks have announced their strongest team of the season to date, and there is a real chance of them causing an upset in Algiers. If they can take advantage of the situation and claim the full three points, they could find themselves ahead of Argentina and in a playoff position at the end of the weekend, just one point behind the Eagles themselves. An interesting proposition… Continue reading