WSB VII: British, French celebrate week 6 victories

WSB 10/03/2017

WSB Season VII – Week 6 Results:

British Lionhearts show their steel to deliver 5-0 Week Six win over Morocco Atlas Lions in East London

The British Lionhearts took temporarily lead of WSB Group B on Wednesday night with a comprehensive Week Six win over Morocco Atlas Lions in London’s York Hall. The 5-0 scoreline didn’t tell the full story of an engrossing match in which the Moroccans battled resiliently and ran the hosts all the way, but the Season VI Finalists rose to the occasion time and again to enjoy their first home match of the new campaign.

France Fighting Roosters overcome Italia Thunder 3-2 in Cannes to leave Group B wide open at halfway stage

The Salle de la Palestre in Cannes was the location of a memorable win for France Fighting Roosters on Thursday night, the hosts’ determined display earning an important 3-2 win over Italia Thunder to leave them level on points with their opponents and the British Lionhearts after three matches. Some superb debut performances and world-class boxing raised the roof inside the venue as Brahim Asloum’s franchise showed it has the strength in depth to compete for a second WSB title. Read more

World Series of Boxing (WSB) is a unique team boxing competition and one of the most exciting sports leagues in the world. Beginning in February 2017, Season VII sees 12 teams compete in three regional groups; America, Europe/Africa and Asia, with home and away matches, consisting of five bouts each, between the group rivals.

The top two teams from each group and the two strongest third-placed teams will qualify for the play-offs, which assume the format of four Quarter-Finals, two Semi-Finals and the grand Final in June.

The world’s premier boxing series is a hard-fought competition of unparalleled intensity, speed and power, where boxers compete across five rounds, scored using the 10 Points Must system.
Season VII is set to build on the enormous success of Season VI, and features the return of franchises from France and Italy and the stars of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. WSB boxers accounted for 23 Olympic medals at the Games, including 6 golds, adding an extra dimension of excitement and competition for both the fans and the boxers.
For more information, visit www.worldseriesboxing.com