#WSBV Day 8 – Morocco Atlas Lions put undefeated home record on the line against Cuba Domadores05 March 2015
The second phase of the Regular Season in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) begins as Morocco Atlas Lions host Cuba Domadores.
Morocco lost 5-0 away in Cuba in the opening round of fixtures, but have won their two home matches this season, and will hope to perform well again in front of their home fans.
Cuba Domadores have won all seven of their WSB matches in Season V, but looked vulnerable during their last fixture away in Ukraine as they dropped two legs in Kiev.
Hyatt Regency, Casablanca is the venue for this Group A clash, where on Friday 6th March fans across the world can watch the action free, live and on demand from 22:00 at AIBABoxingTV.com.
Moroccan Flyweight (52 kg) Achraf Kharroubi is riding a two fight win streak in WSB, but faces a tough task to keep the run going as he faces WSB Boxer of the Week and Cuba’s 3-0 top ranked Yosbany Veitia, who is seeking his 12th straight win in the competition.
1-1 Lightweight (60 kg) Abdellah Boudrar was successful in his last appearance for the Atlas Lions away in Ukraine, and enjoys home advantage this week against 3-0 Cuban Lazaro Alvarez.
A much anticipated clash follows at Welterweight (69 kg) between Morocco’s unbeaten 3-0 number two ranked Mohammed Rabii and Cuba’s fourth ranked 2-0 Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo.
Light heavyweight (81 kg) Peter Mullenberg lost his opening match for Morocco earlier in the season, and faces ominous opposition in Casablanca when number one ranked Julio Cesar De La Cruz takes to the ring.
The evening finishes at Super heavyweight (91+ kg) where home star Thierry Adolphe Ngueharoum fights 2-1 Cuban Lenier Eunice Pero who lost to Britain’s Joseph Joyce last time out.