Match-ups announced for WSB quarter-final between British Lionhearts and Ukraine Otamans

By 21st April 2016News

The match-ups have been announced for this week’s quarter-final clash in the World Series of Boxing between the British Lionhearts and the Ukraine Otamans at York Hall on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd April 2016 (doors at 6.30pm, boxing from 8.00pm).
Thursday’s quarter final, will see bouts at light-flyweight, bantamweight, light-welterweight, middleweight and heavyweight and will feature 2015 European Championship silver medallist, Harvey Horn, Peter McGrail and Sam Maxwell all from the GB Boxing squad.

The decider on Friday will see the boxers compete at flyweight, lightweight, welterweight, light-heavyweight and super-heavyweight.  Boxers from the GB Boxing squad that will compete that night include Luke McCormack, Ekow Essuman and Frazer Clarke.  If the scores are tied at 5-5 then Troy Williamson will box for the Lionhearts in the play-off bout.

The full bout list is:

Weight class
British Lionhearts
Ukraine Otamans
Thursday 20 April 2016
Light-fly (49kg):
Harvey Horn (GB)
Denys Kozaruk (UKR)
Bantam (56kg):
Peter McGrail (GB)
Vladyslav Vyetoshkin (UKR)
Light-welter (64kg):
Sam Maxwell (GB)
Voldomyr Matviichuk (UKR)
Middle (75kg):
Denis Radovan (Ger)
Valerii Kharlavov (UKR)
Heavy (91kg):
Bepo Filipi (Cro)
Victor Trush (UKR)
Friday 21 April 2016
Fly (52kg):
Ronny Beblik (GER)
Denys Shkarubo (UKR)
Light (60kg):
Luke McCormack (GB)
Vitaly Solyanik (UKR)
Welter (69kg):
Ekow Essuman (GB)
Serhi Bohachuk (UKR)
Light-heavy (81kg):
Radoslav Pantaleev (Bul)
Denys Solonenko (UKR)
Super-heavy (91kg+):
Frazer Clarke (GB)
Vladyslav Sirenko (UKR)
Middleweight (75kg)
Troy Williamson (GB)
Vladyslav Voitaliuk (UKR)

Tickets for both nights are on sale now at

The match will be shown live on BoxNation on Thursday 21st April and Friday 22nd April from 8.00pm.

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More details on the Lionhearts and WSB are available at and by following the Lionhearts on twitter at @Brit_Lionhearts.