World Series of Boxing VIII: Week 8 Preview

Ringside 23/03/2018

Caciques de Venezuela ready to host 2-time champions Cuba Domadores on back to back nights in Vargas

The Caciques of Venezuela take on rivals the Cuba Domadores on an epic weekend for Group America, as the South American team will be ready to put on a good show in front of their home fans for two consecutive nights of boxing in Vargas. The Caciques will field their strongest possible line-up to ae one of the most solid teams in World Series of Boxing history, including the 2-time Olympic Champion Robeisy Ramirez among other World Champions.

Week 8 - VEN vs CUB 1

Week 8 - VEN vs CUB 2

Colombia Heroicos host the Uzbek Tigers in a tantalizing battle in Week 8

Week 8 of World Series of Boxing Season VIII first night sees the Colombia Heroicos host the Uzbek Tigers on Friday for the second time in this campaign, in a magnificent outdoor setting at the central square of Soledad. The first leg in Week 5 was successful one for the Tigers, who won 4-1 in Tashkent, but both sides will field strong teams as they seek to grab some much needed points to reach the Playoff stage.

Week 8 - COL vs UZB

China Dragons seeking a win in their season opener versus the Russian Patriots

China Dragons have a huge task ahead of them, for their first match of this Season facing the Russian Patriot Team in Nanning City. The Chinese team will have to bring their best performance, as the Patriots are coming in full on confidence after the 5-0 victory against 3-time WSB champions Astana Arlans in Week 6.

Week 8 - CHN vs RUS

Indian Tigers face Group Asia leaders Astana Arlans on first ever WSB night in Rohtak

The WSB action lands for the first time in Rohtak, India with the three-time WSB Champions the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan meeting Season VIII’s newcomers Indian Tigers on Saturday night in the newly constructed national boxing academy. The hosts will be looking to avenge their defeat from earlier in the season in Karaganda City. The Arlans have again impressed so far this year, but a rare defeat at the hands of the Patriot Boxing Team in Week 6 shows the Indians that anything is possible as they will be dreaming about what would be a famous victory in front of their home fans.

Week 8 - IND vs KAZ

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 2018, Season VIII sees 12 teams compete in three regional groups; America, Europe 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.

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 VIII is set to build on the enormous success of Season VII, and features the stars of the 2017 AIBA World Championships and 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.