The big weekend of APB action got underway on Friday night at the Uzbekistan Sport Complex in the capital Tashkent, with the home fans’ favourite Jasurbek Latipov dominating his match against Mongolia’s Gandulam Mungun-Erdene. It was Latipov’s fourth APB-career win, and he was joined in victory by fellow countrymen Dilshod Makhmudov and Israil Madrimov as the Uzbeks made it a clean sweep. … Read Article
The opening battle of the WSB weekend took place on Friday night between WSB newcomers Uzbek Tigers and Puerto Rico Hurricanes in Tashkent, with the hosts looking very much at home in the new competition as they join Azerbaijan Baku Fires at the top of Group D. Defeat leaves the Hurricanes still chasing their first points of the campaign and with a tricky match against Astana Arlans ahead in Week 10. … Read Article
A huge WSB double-bill weekend in Tashkent sees Uzbek Tigers host the Puerto Rico Hurricanes on Friday night, as the home side seeks to pile the pressure on defending champions Kazakhstan in Group D on Saturday. The one-sided contest in Week 2 in Puerto Rico heralded the arrival of the Tigers’ brand new franchise in style, but the Hurricanes will be focused on revenge and causing an upset that would earn the side their first … Read Article
Argentina Condors fans will be inundated with WSB action on Friday night as the capital Buenos Aires welcomes Group C leaders Russian Boxing Team. The Coliseo venue has been a fortress so far this campaign, home to big wins over Rafako Hussars Poland and the Caciques, and the Condors will need to be at their best to overcome a talented Russian Boxing and stake a claim on the top spot.… Read Article
The 8 commissions gathered in Manchester this week to discuss three crucial issues facing the sport: headguard removal, competition structure and pro-eligibility. The discussions were held in the spirit of the innovative HeadsUp! campaign, the ongoing initiative launched in 2015 to propagate a greater responsibility for the health of AIBA boxers and the nurturing of their careers from inception through to retirement and beyond.
“AIBA’s 70th year is the perfect time to rejuvinate the annual … Read Article
Following another triumphant WSB display from the team on 18 February, British Lionhearts’ Pat McCormack has been named Boxer of the Week for Season VI Week 6. The light welterweight saw off the challenge of Mexico Guerreros’ Rio 2016 qualifier Raul Curiel to give the home side an unassailable 3-0 lead and help make it three wins from three so far this campaign.… Read Article
AIBA Pro Boxing is preparing to take over the Uzbekistan capital Tashkent for a weekend of pro boxing action this Friday, spearheaded by Mongolia’s Gandulam Mungun-Erdene going up against the Uzbek technician Jasurbek Latipov.
Flyweight star Latipov was silver medalist at the 2013 AIBA World Championships in Almaty, following up the bronze he won in Baku two years previously. In that era his opponent Mungun-Erdene was still boxing at youth level in the light flyweight … Read Article
Azerbaijan Baku Fires overcome Puerto Rico Hurricanes 4-1 despite brilliant performance from Mbilli Assomo
Azerbaijan Baku Fires registered their second home win of WSB Season VI on Friday night in Baku, comfortably taking the match 4-1 despite a valiant fight from their Group D rivals Puerto Rico Hurricanes, who are left chasing their first win of the campaign.… Read Article
Reinforced Puerto Rico Hurricanes ready to test Azerbaijan Baku Fires as they chase first Season VI win
A tough start to the new season against reigning champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan has not dampened Azerbaijan Baku Fires hopes for a successful campaign this year, and the team bounced back to defeat a strong Uzbek Tigers two weeks ago in Baku. On Friday night, the city will host a Puerto Rico Hurricanes side hoping that their two … Read Article
The British Lionhearts produced a triumphant performance in the team’s first home match of the season in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) last night to demolish the Mexico Guerrero 5-0 at York Hall.… Read Article