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WSB: Cuba Domadores to Continue Winning Streak vs. British Lionhearts

Cuba Domadores have been the most dominant Franchise in Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with the defending Champions holding a 24-1 record so far in this campaign. Their opponents this week are British Lionhearts, who have won both of their home matches in the competition, but have lost all three of […] Continue reading

WSB: Cuba-United States Match Postponed

The first match in the quarter-finals of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) between the Wranglers of Cuba and the USA Knockouts team has been postponed to April 11, U.S. organizers said today. The match, which was scheduled for this Friday at the Hard Rock Café and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, in the city of [...] Continue reading

Boxing: Sancti Spiritus Tamer to Face USA Knockout

The boxer from the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus, Yosbany Veitia,  is included in the list traveling to USA for the quarter-finals of the 4th World Series of Boxing (WSB). Domadores de Cuba (Cuba’s Tamers) unveiled the list of the pugilists traveling to the United States to face the USA Knockout team in the [...] Continue reading

Boxing: Sancti Spiritus Veitia to Golden Belt tournament

Cuban boxing will depend on nine men in the iconic Golden Belt tournament that begins after tomorrow in Constanta, Romania. Directives of the sport confirmed that the Cuban boxers will travel from Mexico, where they recently defended the colors of Los Domadores in a match against Los Guerrero s of that country that was organized [...] Continue reading

Cuban Boxing: Olympic Champion Iglesias Suspended

Cuban boxer Roniel Iglesias,  London 2012 Olympic champion , was suspended by the National Federation for a year due to an indiscipline committed. A report issued by the Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB) states that the athlete will keep his training sections in Pinar del Rio, his home province, unable to compete internationally. According to Alberto [...] Continue reading

Boxing: Sancti Spiritus Veitia to Mexico for Dual Meet

The national boxing team departed to Mexico for a training camp to prepare for the World Series, a semiprofessional tournament qualifying for the Olympic Games of Rio 2016. Cuban Tamers, name of the team, will face the Mexico Warriors on August 29 and 30, at the Juan de la Barrera Gymnasium of the Federal District. [...] Continue reading

Two Boxers from Sancti Spiritus in Cuban Preselection

With more than enough merits the presence in the 49 kilos of Yosbani Veitia Soto was confirmed . The 52 kg, young Dariesky Palmero, was also called. One holding tight, and another fighting to rise. That is the keynote of Sancti Spiritus representation in the national boxing preselection preparing for the main international commitments of [...] Continue reading

Cuban Province to Honor Teofilo Stevenson

Cuba will erect a monument and a plaza to pay tribute to the deceased three-time Olympian and world champion boxer Teofilo Stevenson in the eastern province of Las Tunas, Granma newspaper confirmed. Lilian Rodriguez, president of the government in that territory, explained that sports and cultural events are being designed in remembrance of the athlete, [...] Continue reading

Olympic Boxing: Cuban Alvarez Left with Bronze

In a moved semifinal, with more than enough exchanges and effective blows, Cuban boxer  Lazaro Alvarez lost 19-14 to Irish John Kevin and could not access the title dispute in the 56 kg division, in the 2012 London Olympics. The current world champion could not do much before the European, aged 23, because every time [...] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Veitia Wins First Fight in London 2012 Olympics

Sancti Spiritus Yosbany Veitia was the second man of the Cuban boxing squad to fight in the 2012 London Olympics. The athlete beat Australian Billy Ward 26×4 and confirmed his favoritism before the combat. Veitia, Cuban representative in the 49kg division,  continued the victorious path started on Monday by 52 kg Robeisy Ramirez, by defeating [...] Continue reading

Fidel Castro’s Reflections Honor Teofilo Stevenson

The Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, dedicated his latest reflection to the recent deceased Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson. Victim of a heart attack on Monday in Havana, Cuba, the three-time Olympic and World Champion and greatest amateur boxer in history, died, leaving a whole country mourning his loss. Champion with a devastating right hand, Stevenson [...] Continue reading

Cuban Boxing: Grand Champion Teofilo Stevenson Died

Fidel: “Teofilo Stevenson deserves the recognition of the Cuban people for his athletic success derived from his discipline, his dedication to the sport, his courage, his moral (…) We believe that he set an example even more valuable than that, and it’s evidenced in the moment he was spoken of the possibility of winning a [...] Continue reading
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