#WSBV Day 6 – Remarkable Russian Boxing Team go 15-0 at home after defeating Ukraine Otamans22 February 2015
The Russian’s have won their last three matches with a 15-0 aggregate scoreline, and are looking in ominous form this season.
Russia’s former AIBA Youth World Championships bronze medallist Vasilii Vetkin opened his WSB Flyweight (52 kg) account with a split decision win over Kyrgyzstan’s 1-1 Azat Usenaliev.
Ukraine Otamans representative Usenaliev enjoyed control of the middle rounds, but Vetkin opened and closed the fight better.
3-0 Russian Lightweight (60 kg) Adlan Abdurashidov then enjoyed a decisive points win against Ukraine’s Pavlo Ishchenko.
The overall victory was secured for Russia in fight number three, when Welterweight (69 kg) Radzhab Butaev secured his third win in a row as he won every round in his fight with Oleg Zubenko.
Ukraine’s Light heavyweight (81 kg) Oleksandr Khyzhniak then fell to his first defeat of Season V as he lost a close split decision verdict to Pavel Silyagin.
A whitewash Russian victory was confirmed at Super heavyweight (91+kg) as Maxim Babanin went to 2-0 by beating Ukraine’s Ihor Shevadzutskyi on points.
Russian Boxing Team are at home for the fourth time in a row next week against Morocco Atlas Lions, while Ukraine Otamans host Cuba Domadores.