Boxing Archive


The Arlans get Cuba in WSB Season IV Official Draw

Lausanne, July 02, 2013: Arlans, The World Series of Boxing (WSB) today held their Season IV Official Draw in Lausanne, Switzerland. Presided over by WSB Board Chairman Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, assisted by Mrs Irena Szewinska, IOC Member from Poland and Mr Reynaldo Gonzalez Lopez, IOC Member from Cuba, the draw has offered some


Boxing: Cuba hoping to tame the WSB

Lausanne, July 02, 2013: A few hours away from the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV Official Draw, the new Cuban Franchise has announced its team name and unveiled its logo today. The team, which is expected to contain the leading stars of the Cuban Olympic Boxing squad, will be called


AIBA Statement against the accusations

Lausanne – Switzerland, June 30, 2013: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) strongly defends its position and images tarnished by non-AIBA pro boxing organizations in regard to the Olympic Games. As defined in Chapter 1, Point 6 of the Olympic Charter, the Olympic Games “are competitions between athletes in individual or team events


Esquiva Falcao: “APB exhibition bout in Rio will be historic”

Lausanne, June 28, 2013: The AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) “Boxer of the Week” campaign turned its attention to Brazil, the host country of the next Olympic Games and dedicated a week to APB Brazilian star Esquiva Falcao. Rio 2016 will be the first Olympic Games in history allowing pro boxers to compete.


Emigdio looking forward “to fighting best in the world”

Lausanne, 21 June 21, 2013: AIBA Pro Boxing’s (APB) social media campaign moves to Mexico, home of prominent APB Boxer Elias Emigdio. The athlete’s answers to numerous fans’ questions have shed light on many areas of the Mexican fighter’s life. As Elias Emigdio confessed in his interview, he became a boxer thanks


World class line-up for APB exhibition bouts in Rio

Lausanne, June 19, 2013: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is delighted to announce its world class line-up for AIBA Pro Boxing’s (APB) exhibition bouts to take place in Ginásio do Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, on August 10. The Brazilian 2016 Olympic Games host city is promised an electric Saturday night on August


Erik Pfeifer lights up APB “Boxer of the Week” campaign

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 25, 2013: The AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) “Boxer of the Week” campaign put the spotlight on German powerhouse Erik Pfeifer over the last days. Highlighting the power of social media, APB has taken a new approach to conducting official interviews during this campaign by allowing boxing fans themselves to


Two months away from first ever APB bout

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 21, 2013: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is delighted to announce that the first ever AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) bout will take place on Friday 19 July in Jeju Island, Korea. Prior to the official start of the competition scheduled for January 2014, AIBA will stage a number of


APB unveils its boxers’ roster through “Boxer of the Week” campaign

Lausanne – Switzerland, May 17, 2013: Just a few hours after the wrap-up of the third and most impressive World Series of Boxing (WSB) season to date, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) was pleased to launch an exciting Social Media campaign named APB “Boxer of the Week”, designed to unveil step by


Tactical supremacy wins it for Kazakhstan

Astana – Kazakhstan, May 11, 2013: Astana Arlans Kazakhstan wins the third World Series of Boxing (WSB) Team Finals thanks to a superior tactical set up by coach Sergiy Korchynsky. Although the Arlans went into the second day 3-2 up over the Ukraine Otamans, the latter managed to pull themselves back into