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WSB quarterfinals preview: Cuba vs. USA on center stage

With the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV quarterfinals just around the corner, we have some exciting matches coming up with some amazing bouts potentially on the cards. Four teams stamped their authority on Group A and four more scrambled through the toughest group in WSB history in Group B,Now we take a look at some of the possible line-ups in this preview. Astana Arlans...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Boxing week 3 previews of the action: First appearance in Cuba

Group A, Week 3: Will the Thunder ground the Eagles? This week’s key battle in Group A looks set to be the stylish Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder taking on Group leaders, the Eagles of Team Germany, at home as the C2 weight group featuring the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg), takes to the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

World Series of Boxing season preview; Season IV begins today

The World Series of Boxing WSB Season IV gets underway today. Group A looks set to be a wide open affair while Group B, has already been dubbed the Group of Death. Let’s take a closer look. Group A Week 1: Just How open is it? Group A looks set to be a wide open affair with Season III runner’s up the Ukraine Otamans and Season II winners the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

The Raymond Joval Award For The Worst Haircut In Boxing, 2013 Edition

Wow, time flies when you’re getting punched in the face. Has it really been three years since we last handed out the Raymond Joval Award for the worst haircut in boxing? What a three years it’s been. In 2010, if somebody told you that Paulie Malignaggi would one day sport a relatively sensible haircut and Marcos Maidana would become a hipster, you’d have laughed them out...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kazakhstan takes slim lead over Ukraine after first leg of WSB team finals

The home side came away with a 3-2 advantage on Day One of the 2013 World Series of Boxing (WSB) Team Finals. The Fight of the Night performance was almost certainly provided by Astana Arlans Kazakhstan's young boxer Mihai Nistor who almost caused an upset, pushing 2012 Olympic Champion Oleksandr Usyk the distance in the final bout of the night. Clearly reveling in the opportunity...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WSB team finals: Ukraine vs. Kazakhstan begin on Friday

Who has the best boxing team in the world? Well, we are about to find out in the 2013 World Series of Boxing (WSB) Team Finals. After 72 matches and 360 bouts, the WSB Team Finals will be contested across two days starting on Friday, May 10 at 8pm local time (14:00 GMT). The remaining ten bouts - potentially eleven in case of a draw after the first night - will be the most exciting...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

World Series of Boxing finals to be held on May 10-11 in Kazakhstan

World Series of Boxing (WSB) would like to remind fans that it will hold its 2013 Team Finals on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 at 8:00pm, at the Saryarka Velodrome of Astana, Kazakhstan. This will conclude the third season of the World Series of Boxing, which is continuing to expand internationally into new countries and regions, while signing up many of the top amateur fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Italy & Kazakhstan win first WSB semifinals legs

Stankovic and Italia Thunder shock Ukraine Otamans (4-1) The first battle of these World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals ended on a surprisingly large victory for defending Champions Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder against strong Ukraine Otamans at the Casino Campione in Campione d'Italia. The evening started at Light Heavyweight (80-85kg) when Hungarian lethal weapon Imre...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

WSB semi-finals preview: Mexico vs. Kazakhstan, Italy vs. Ukraine

World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce that this season's semi-final first leg match between Mexico Guerreros and Astana Arlans Kazakhstan will be held this Friday, April 12 outside, on the main square of Mexico City. El Zócalo, formally named Plaza de la Constitución is located in the heart of the historic centre of Mexico City. With its 57,600 square meters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

British Lionhearts & Ukraine Otamans dominant in WSB quarterfinals action

Lionhearts enchant fans with close to perfect victory over Mexico (4-1) Having lost only once in a very promising night at London's York Hall, the British have taken a good option against the Guerreros in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-finals. Wins for Andrew Selby, Joe Ward, John Joe Nevin and Joe Joyce sealed the win to continue the Lionhearts strong home form. Opening...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

WSB showdown Usyk vs. Medzhidov highlights Ukraine-Azerbaijan quarterfinals

Tension and excitement is expected all over the 7000-seater Palace of Sports in Kyiv this Friday, March 22 when Heavyweight superstars Oleksandr Usyk and Magomedrasul Medzhidov will step into the ring for the fifth and final bout of the Ukraine Otamans vs. Azerbaijan Baku Fires World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarterfinal. Defending AIBA Super Heavyweight (91+kg) World Champion and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Usyk & Lomachenko lead Ukraine past British Lionhearts in WSB action

It was a night of sublime boxing at the iconic York Hall in London as a star-studded Ukraine Otamans team defeated the British Lionhearts for a second time in this season's World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group B. A sublime performance by Dmytro Mytrofanov and classy wins for Olympic Champions Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk ensured a sensational victory for the visitors. Credit...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

World class amateur action this Friday British Lionhearts vs. Ukraine Otamans in WSB

It promises to be a night to remember at London's York Hall this Friday, March 1when the British Lionhearts battle a full-strength Ukraine Otamans in their last Group B match before the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-finals next month. With the visitors bringing with them Olympic Champions Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk, the Lionhearts will be relying on the electric...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WSB results: Lomacehnko & Usyk handle British Lionhearts

It was a fantastic show at the packed Acco International Exhibition Center in Kiev as the Ukraine Otamans powered past British Lionhearts at home to move provisionally up to third in Group B. Olympic Champions Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk entertained the crowds with two sumptuous displays as Olexandr Stretskyy and Oleksandr Gvozdyk also recorded wins to make it a comprehensive...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Oleksandr Usyk to lead Ukraine against Great Britain in WSB action Friday Jan 11

After finding themselves fifth and just outside the quarter-final qualification places in the Group B table, Ukraine Otamans are now looking to haul themselves back into contention by putting two Olympic medalist in the ring to face the visiting British Lionhearts this Friday, January 11 at 8 pm local time. The fans at the Acco International Exhibition Centre in the Ukrainian capital...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

AIBA year-end amateur boxing awards

In conjunction with the finals of the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships, the 2012 AIBA Annual Awards Ceremony celebrated the very best of a historical year. Presided by Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, AIBA President, the event took place at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in front of delegates from the Armenian National Olympic Committee and National Federations who were present...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Usyk, Lomachenko & Clemente Russo talk World Series of Boxing

World Series of Boxing (WSB) made its presence felt at the International Sports Television Convention Sportel in the Principality of Monaco on Tuesday by presenting three Olympic Champions to the world media -- Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko from the Ukraine, and Clemente Russo from Italy. Credit: World Series of Boxing WSB was keen to promote its third season which will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

WSB to hold presser with Olympians Lomachenko, Usyk & Russo

World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce that it will hold a press conference on Tuesday 16 October 9.30am at the 2012 Sportel Monaco. Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, WSB Board Chairman and Mr Ivan Khodabakhsh, WSB Chief Executive Officer will be joined on stage by Ukrainian superstars Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk, both Gold Medallists at the 2012 Olympic Games, as well...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Oleksandr Usyk celebrates winning Olympic boxing matches through dance

There might not have been a more excited person at the 2012 Summer Olympic games than Ukrainian boxer Olkesandr Usyk.Usyk took home heavyweight gold at the Olympics and during his final two victories, Usyk decided to celebrate his wins with some awesome dance moves.Check them out in the below compilation along with his half mohawk:
Via Laugh At Sports
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine Wins Gold, Does a Little Dance

the other paper reports Oleksandr Usyk of the Ukraine won the heavyweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament last night. And then he broke out the little kicks. Why not click the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing gold medal results: Luke Campbell, Shiming Zou amongst the winners

Zou, Campbell, Iglesias , Murata and Usyk claim Olympic gold medals On day fifteen of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, four boxers became Olympic Champions for the very first time whilst one made history by defending his title. The atmosphere at the packed ExCeL arena was once again fantastic for five contest of the very highest quality. Right here, find the full men...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
BUST A MOVE

Ukrainian boxer dances like crazy after winning

Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine won the heavyweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament on Saturday night, outlasting Italy's Clemente Russo 14-11. The Ukrainian— who sported one of the most interesting haircuts (half a Mohawk?) at the London Games— literally danced his way around the center of the ring after being announced as the winner. Usyk's astonishingly nimble...
Via The Other Paper
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ukraine's Usyk wins Olympic heavyweight gold

Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine won the heavyweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament on Saturday night, edging Italy's Clemente Russo 14-11. Usyk is just the third Olympic boxing gold medalist in Ukraine's history, joining Wladimir Klitschko and Vasyl Lomachenko. Usyk broke open an even bout heading to the third round, punishing Russo with big shots. The 6-foot-3 Ukrainian...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Finals Results: Gold For China, Great Britain, Cuba, Japan, Ukraine

Ladies and gentleman, meet your first batch of 2012 Olympic gold medalists in men's boxing: Shiming Zou of China, Luke Campbell of Great Britain, Roniel Iglesias Solotongo of Cuba, Ryota Murata of Japan and Oleksandr Usyk of the Ukraine. Two of the five get to the top of the medal stand a bit controversially, as you might expect of this tawdry event.(Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Guide And Schedule: Gold Medals

Well, after nearly two weeks of Olympic boxing, the Finals are upon us. Some heavy big names have fallen by the wayside through four rounds of competition and other names have risen to take their place. Most of the Finals should be good viewing and hopefully none will be blighted by the terrible scoring of previous rounds. By my count, only two of these are pretty much foregone conclusion...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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