#APBNews: Meet the boxers competing in the APB 52Kg Flyweight category28 August 2014
AIBA Pro Boxing has announced some of the best boxing talent in the world will be competing in its revolutionary new tournament.
The 52kg flyweight category is no different with a vast array of exciting boxing prowess from around the world on show. Athletes will be looking to achieve APB glory and ultimately qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The group will feature current world champion, the globally renowned Mikhail Aloian, who also won the bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Joining the Russian will be Italian international star Vincenzo Picardi, who won medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 as well as Uzbekistan’s Jasurbek Latipov, who won the silver medal at the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Almaty.
French professional fighter and former holder of the WBC Mediterranean flyweight title Redouane Asloum will join the ranks alongside Algerian Mohammed Flissi, a silver medalist at the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships and a 2012 London Olympian.
WSB franchise Argentina Condors’ boxer Fernando Martinez and two other former Olympians, Kazakh fighter Ilyas Suleimenov and Bulgarian Aleksandar Aleksandrov complete a fantastic field of fighters that will compete in a solid APB group.