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Watch the British Lionhearts bid to make it into the semi finals of the World Series of Boxing
Page last updated at 3:17PM GMT, Thursday, 21 March 2013
Boxing fans can watch the British Lionhearts’ bid to progress into the semi-finals of the World Series Boxing this Friday evening (22 March 2013).
The team’s home match against the Mexico Guerreros can be watched live from 20.00 at www.youtube.com/user/WorldSeriesBoxing or from 21.45 on ESPN on Sky SD/HD 417, Virgin 529, Virgin HD 530, BT Vision / Top Up TV / Freeview Channel 34.
Boxers from Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland will feature in the Lionhearts line-up as the team looks to establish a commanding lead in the home leg of its quarter-final against the Guerreros. The second leg will take place in Mexico on 29 March 2013.
The Lionhearts line-up includes Wales’ Andrew Selby who has won all five of his contests in his debut season in the competition and is the highest ranked boxer in the whole of the World Series of Boxing.
He will be joined by Ireland’s Olympic silver medallist, John Joe Nevin and his countryman, Joe Ward, who is currently ranked third in WSB’s light-heavyweight category.
Making up the Lionhearts team are Joe Joyce from London, who has won four from five and sits third in the heavyweight rankings, and Scotland’s Aston Brown who will be making his first home appearance of the season at middleweight.
They will box a Mexico Guerreros team which finished second in Group A of the World Series of Boxing behind the Azerbaijan Baku Fires. It includes Fernando Alverez Diaz who is ranked seventh in the WSB’s lightweight division, and Conrad Cummings of Ireland who will box Aston Brown in the middleweight contest.
Tickets are still available to for the show and can be purchased at www.britishlionhearts.com/tickets or on the door at York Hall.
A full list of bouts is below: