With the Hussars Poland definitely unable to qualify for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Playoffs, and the defending Champions, the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, already guaranteed a place, you would be forgiven for thinking that both teams would back off slightly. What happened instead was the Arlans gave a WSB debut to two of the world’s top AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) boxers including World Champion Daniyar Yeleussinov.… Read Article
Mexico 2-3 Russia
Polyanskiy’s KO debut
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 1, 2014 – With the Russian Boxing Team already through to the Playoffs, they chose to give some ring-time to three new boxers, all of whom impressed. None more so however than Dmitriy Polyanskiy who exploded into the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with a first round KO over experienced Mexican opponent Fernando Alvarez.… Read Article
Light Heavyweight World Champion Julio La Cruz returned to the ring in imperial fashion last night just eight weeks after being shot in the hip in an armed robbery in Havana. Cuba now has an unassailable lead at the top of Group B, having won all of their matches so far. However they didn’t have it all their own way this time around…… Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 28, 2014 – In the last week of the Regular Season Group B promises more outstanding bouts and intriguing matches. None more so the announced return to the ring of World Champion Julio La Cruz from Cuba. La Cruz was the victim of an armed robbery exactly eight weeks ago this Saturday, which saw him shot in the hip and undergoing surgery to remove the bullet.
Whist La Cruz’ return is the … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 28, 2014 – In yet another exciting week of action in the World Series of Boxing (WSB), Group A is set to feature some incredible bouts between some of the world’s top fighters.
With things remaining close at the top of the group, the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder will hope to extend their lead over the Ukraine Otamans. World Champion Clemente Russo is also looking for a return to form after … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2014 – Whilst this wasn’t the result that either team would have wanted, nonetheless it is one that will suit them both just fine, given what happened in the rest of the Week 9 action.
With the Argentinians losing, but still taking a point from Algeria, their challenge is over. The Algerians at the same time weren’t allowed to close the gap on the USA and the last Playoffs position too … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 22, 2014 – The score line was emphatic and the 14,000 or so home supporters in Havana were delighted. So did the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan coach Sergiy Korchynsky get it completely wrong last night? Actually we don’t think he did, and here is why…
Korchynsky achieved a number of aims last night. Firstly, he rested his first pick boxers for the difficult Playoffs ahead. The Cubans meanwhile, despite their prodigious talent, have … Read Article
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 … Read Article
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 … Read Article
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?… Read Article