27th April 2012
|Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder|
Competing for the WSB Team Trophy, Dynamo Moscow will take on Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder at the ICC Auditorium, ExCeL London which will host the Boxing competition during the London 2012 Olympic Games in less than three months time.
Tickets available www.worldseriesboxing.com/tickets.aspx VIP ringside tickets (£55)
BritishBoxers.co.uk readers please apply for free tickets using promotion code: WSB-TF-2gJHkMBi
WSB Team Final Format
During the regular season, the franchise teams are divided into two groups of six teams. Within each group, the teams meet once home and away, with each team fighting a total of ten matches. At the end of the regular season, the four top ranked teams in each group move into the Play-offs.
The Play-Offs consists of four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and one final match.
The final match will feature five fights, one per weight category.
Pro Style Competition
Professional 10-Point-Must-System (no vests or head guards)
Team Final = 5 fights (1 fight/category)
1 Fight = 5 rounds x 3 minutes a round
Bantam 50 – 54kg
Light 57 – 61kg
Middle 68 – 73kg
Light Heavy 80 – 85kg
World Series Boxing in Numbers
273 Boxers in the WSB
44 Countries represented by WSB boxers
23 Olympic and World Championships medallists competing in WSB
25 WSB boxers who already qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games
v The event will seat 2000 spectators with 200 VIP ringside tickets
v The ExCeL will play host to a further six Olympic events in 2012: Table Tennis, Judo, Wrestling, Tae Kwon Do, Weight Lifting and Fencing as well as 6 Paralympics event.
AIBA Road to Dream Programme
AIBA’s Development Project, the Road to Dream Programme follows the ideals of the Olympic Movement by contributing to the social improvement of boxers and their dream of being competitive at AIBA’s international events and Olympic Games.
Six training camps have already taken place in the past three years with over 200 boxers taking part. AIBA provides each participant with travel, accommodation, full training facilities, adequate equipment and medical services.
The latest training camp took place in Cardiff, Wales, from 19 February to 10 March 2012, in build-up to the AIBA Continental Olympic Qualifying Events and the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships Qinhuangdao 2012. 62 boxers, 14 boxing coaches attended with 41 countries being represented.
On the night of the event, fans will be able to donate to the AIBA Road to Dream Programme