World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to confirm that Irishman John Joseph Nevin will compete this third season with the British Lionhearts. The explosive 23-year-old Lightweight (57-61kg) will be taking to the ring to face Branimir Stankovic from Croatia in his first outing for his new team on Friday, November 23, at Celtic Manor in Cardiff (Wales).
It promises to be an electric battle between two sumptuous boxers who went head-to-head last season in an absolute epic.
Credit: World Series of Boxing
The record-breaking orthodox boxer made history by becoming the first Irishman to collect medals at two AIBA World Boxing Championships before ensuring national hero status in his homeland with a sensational silver medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Over the last two seasons, he was an integral part of the French Franchise Paris United, helping them claim the WSB Team Trophy in Season I. With his heroics at the Olympic Games, expect the stylish 23-year old orthodox fighter to ...