Italia Thunder vs. Azerbaijan Baku Fires
Saturday 7 March will see the home team Italy Thunder take on visitors Baku Fires in Group C2 of the fifth season of the WBA championship.
Out of the participants in this season, 17 boxers will have an opportunity to qualify for the Rio Olympics in 2016. Saturday’s tournament will see five 3-minute rounds in each weight class.
Italia Thunder won the second season of the WSB circuit, but then was unable to qualify for the semi-finals in the next two seasons.
The World Series of Boxing - WSB is described as one of the most exciting emerging boxing leagues in the world, bringing together the best boxers on the planet to compete in a boxing team format across ten weight categories.
The bouts start at 20.30 and will be followed by a dance party lasting until 04.00.