Philippines, 25 Oct 2014
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Baņez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peņalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piņol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Big boys from Russia to battle Hussars in Poland

PhilBoxing.com


Lausanne, Switzerland, 20 November 2012 - This one promises to be an explosive confrontation between two nations that share a lot of history. The Hussars will be looking to make home advantage count and will seek to put their first points on the board after suffering an away defeat to Mexico Guerreros in their competition debut. The Polish Franchise, which will be boxing at the Hala Sportowo Widowiskowa on Friday 23 November (20:00 local time), will have to be in top form coming into this Group A match, with the visitors bringing Individual Championships finalist Adlan Abdurashidov, the unbeaten Aleksandr Ivanov and mean-machine Vitaly Kudukhov.

170cm tall Polish southpaw Mateusz Mazik will get the action underway in the Bantamweight (50-54kg) contest when he battles the untested Muhammad Shekhova. None of these two fighters have previous WSB experience so it will be anyone's bout. The venue, near Gdansk in Northern Poland, is sold out so there will be huge vocal support for the home boxers. Mazik will be looking to feed off the fervent crowds to record the victory and get his team off to a good start in the tie.


Adlan Abdurashidov (pictured) was one of the driving forces behind Russia's charge to the 2012 WSB Team Final, winning his four fights during the regular season and notching up another victory to see off Astana Arlans Kazakhstan in the semi-finals. But after coming unstuck in the final, losing to Italy's Branimir Stankovic, and then suffering an energy sapping defeat in the showpiece Individual Championships, the dynamic 22-year-old Russian will want to get back to winning ways when he faces the Hussars' Adil Aslanov in the night's Lightweight (57-61kg) bout.

Season II revelation Aleksandr Ivanov, after four wins in as many fights in his debut campaign, is back once again to demonstrate why he is one of the most feared boxers in the Middleweight (68-73kg) category. The classy operator faces experienced 23-year-old Hussars orthodox boxer Tomasz Jablonski in what will be a highly technical fight.

Jablonski was bullish about his debut in WSB, declaring, "I do not know Ivanov, however that does not matter, whoever is in front of me will get beat. The whole team cannot wait to face the Russians". On Poland's first match, he added, "The atmosphere is guaranteed to be first class in Gdynia, my home town, there will be a great crowds, all there to gives that extra motivation, energy and support to our boxers. It will be a night to remember".

At Light Heavyweight (80-85kg), Belarusian Sergei Kuzmin of Hussars Poland will then be pitted against tough Russian 24-year-old Eduard Yakushev, who won three out of his four bouts last season. Kuzmin, a multiple National Champion, has been working extra hard to be ready for his WSB bow and Yakushev represents a real stern challenge for the newcomer.

After giving Heavyweight (91+kg) king Clemente Russo the hardest fight of his WSB career in the WSB Team Final last year, Vitaly Kudukhov's confidence is sky-high and will be looking to pick up where he left off last season when he locks horns with Hussars Poland's second Belarusian, 22-year-old orthodox fighter Sudzilouski Yan. This will be a no holds barred contest.

It will be extremely close with the beaten finalists coming to town but with a raucous crowd behind them, Hussars Poland believe they have what it takes to claim all the points.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • "WINNING IS NOT EVERYTHING"
    By Juan Ramon R. Guanzon, GAB Chairman, Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • PRINCE ALBERT PAGARA FACES MASSIVE TEST AGAINST RAUL HIRALES
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • MATT KOROBOV vs. ANDY LEE WORLD MIDDLWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT ADDED TO BRADLEY-CHAVES/HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ EVENT
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Darleys Perez Weighs in at 132 lbs., Defends Interim WBA World Title Friday
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Giovani Santillan Weighs in at 138.4, Defends Title Tomorrow on "New Blood"
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Weights from Somerset, NJ
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Pacquiao-Roach-Arum Gensan Conference Call Transcript
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • BERNARD HOPKINS CONTINUES CHAMPIONSHIP REIGN WHILE CONTEMPORARIES WATCH FROM RETIREMENT
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • WEIGHTS FROM MOSCOW: ZERAFA - 160 LBS., MAGOMEDOV - 160 LBS.
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • "Renegade" Robles Back in San Diego This Friday Night!
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Undefeated Featherweight Glenn Dezurn ready to shine this Friday night in Somerset, NJ
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Cohen Confident WBA and NSAC Will Treat Kayode Fairly in Wake of Luis Ortiz's Positive Steroid Test
    By , Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • ROACH WANTS A KNOCKOUT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 24 Oct 2014
  • Under The Lights: Pacquiao-Algieri Premieres Saturday, Nov. 15 on HBO
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • DONAIRE DIDN'T LOSE TO A FEATHERWEIGHT
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • SPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA MULLS LEGAL OPTIONS AGAINST AIBA OVER BOXER'S SUSPENSION
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Melo's 30 rallies Knicks past Wizards
    By Ben Paz, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • GCP Signs 'Slick' Nick Kisner
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • NBA -- Smart play keys Celtics win over Nets
    By Simeon Alicante, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • CASIMERO FIGHTS ARMANDO SANTOS IN IBF FLYWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • LIVE FROM THE PHILIPPINES! MANNY PACQUIAO / FREDDIE ROACH BOB ARUM INT'L MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • Giovani Santillan Wraps Training Camp, Ready to Defend Title Friday on "New Blood"
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • Peter Manfredo Jr. enjoying life outside ring Honored by Conn. Boxing HOF induction
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014
  • BOXING PUNDITS REVEAL THEIR "ALIEN VS. KRUSHER: HOPKINS VS. KOVALEV" PREDICTIONS
    By , Thu, 23 Oct 2014


  •  



    WBO 27th Convention
    Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas
    Oct. 27-31, 2014



    NBA 2014-2015 SEASON
    Special Coverage






     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2014 philboxing.com.