Another Cuban Success in World Boxing Series

Edited by Juan Leandro
2013-12-07 13:29:54


Dec 7, -- More than 10 thousand fans gathered at the Sports City Coliseum in the capital enjoyed the sweep of Cuba's Los Domadores on Russia, of the World Boxing Series, which the Island recently joined.

Excellent demonstrations of technique, experience and style showed Yosbany Veitía (49 kg), Marcos Forestal (56), Luis Oliva (64), Ramón Luis (75) and Erislandy Savón (91), who joined forces to keep the local undefeated pace that now accumulates 9 points at the top of Group B by defeating Sagaluev Bator, Muhammad Shehov, Radjab Butaev, Andrey Efremenko and Victor Kuduhov, respectively.

In other results of this qualifying segment, Kazakhstan completed 9 units by defeating 4-1 (3-0) to Los Guerreros of Mexico and the Baku Fires team from Azerbaijan got 6 credits by beating Polish Hussars team.

In turn, stops of the 4th week of the event between Cuba's Los Domadores and Astana Arlans of Kazakhstan, were announced this Saturday by the event organizers.

Kazakhs and Cubans will face next Friday from 8 pm. (local time) at the Palace of Sports in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The Cuban squad that will travel to that country on Sunday morning is led by world champions in 2011 and 2013, Lázaro Álvarez in 60 kg, and Julio César La Cruz, in 81 kg. and is completed with this year world runner-up, Arisnoide Despaigne (69), the fly Gerardo Cervantes and Super heavyweight José Ángel Larduet, bronze in the 2009 World Cup in Milan, who will make his debut in World Series.

Meanwhile, the Astana Arlans team, monarch of the previous Season, will present fly Miras Zhakupov, light Zhandos Momunov, light welterweights Bakhytzan Kozhabekov, Seo Hrvoje in the 81 kg and Ruslan Myrsatayev in more than 91 kg.

Both teams lead Group B of the World Series with 9 units, but Cuba goes first on better balance of wins and losses, 15-0, while the Kazakhs accumulate 11-4 in 15 presentations.


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