New Date and Location for USA Home Match against Cuba
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2014 – The World Series of Boxing (WSB) has announced details of the rescheduled first leg quarter-final match between the USA Knockouts and the Cuba Domadores.
The match will take place on Saturday April 12th in Salem, New Hampshire at Rockingham Park. The event will start at 8:30pm local time (01:30 GMT) with the first bout starting at 9pm local time.
Rockingham Park has been hosting events for over one hundred years and is also a well renowned racetrack.
As with all previous USA Knockouts events this season, the match will be broadcast by Univision, the leading media company serving Hispanic America. It will also be available for live and on demand streaming via www.AIBAboxingTV.com.
“After four seasons in the US market, we are delighted that another State and another city have expressed their interest in hosting a WSB event”, stated Mr Karim Bouzidi, WSB Chief Executive Officer. “We are convinced that Rockingham Park will offer the perfect setup for this mouth-watering match and we are sure that the boxing will match perfectly this legendary venue”.
The match will be contested over the following five weight categories: Light Flyweight (46-49kg), Bantamweight (56kg), Light Welterweight (64kg), Middleweight (75kg), Heavyweight (91kg). Some of the best WSB Boxers such as Lu Bin from China, Carlos Adames from the Dominican Republic, or Cuban stars Yosbany Veitia, Yasnier Toledo and Erislandy Savon are expected to grace the canvas on the night.
Before that, both teams will have already fought each other this Friday April 4 (8:30pm local time) at the 16’000-seats Ciudad Deportiva of Havana. The line-up for this first match is as follows:
Gerardo CERVANTES (Cuba Domadores) vs. Eros CORREA (USA Knockouts)
Lazaro ALVAREZ (Cuba Domadores) vs. Luis Martin ARCON DIAZ (USA Knockouts)
Roniel IGLESIAS SOTOLONGO (Cuba Domadores) vs. Gabriel MAESTRE (USA Knockouts)
Light Heavyweight (81kg)
Emilio CORREA (Cuba Domadores) vs. Michel BORGES DE SOUZA (USA Knockouts)
Super Heavyweight (91+kg)
Yoandi TOIRAC (Cuba Domadores) vs. Mohamed SALLAH (USA Knockouts)