9th June 2012
, 20:00 BST
The World Series of Boxing
Five amateurs rise to WSB throne
Live from the ExCel Arena, there were wins for Germakhanov,
Romero, Derevyanchenko, Magomedau and Hrgovic as we brought you an
explosive night of World title amateur action!
The pinnacle event of the amateur scene is live from
What better way to kick off the Olympic Summer than the World
Series of Boxing - Individual Championships - live from the ExCel
The Docklands venue, which will play host to Olympic boxing in
July and August, is set for a Saturday night extravaganza featuring
some of the very best amateur boxers from around the world.
Tune in to BoxNation with Buncey from 8pm, and we'll get
straight into the action with the bantamweights!
We've got five fights in total, concluding with a heavyweight
clash between number three ranked Filip Hrgovic and fifth ranked
Weight Class: BantamweightAzerbaijan's Gairbek Germakhanov takes his 6 - 1 WSB record up against 8 - 1 Mexican Elias Emigdio at bantamweight.
Weight Class: LightweightThe World's number one takes on the number two as top seed Adlan Abdurashidov, from Russia, goes toe to toe with Mexico's Juan Romero.
Abdurashidov will bring an 8 - 2 - 1 WBS record into the ring up against Romero's 5 - 3.
Weight Class: MiddleweightUnbeaten Ukrainian prospect Sergiy Derevyanchenko looks to make it 13 straight WSB wins as he faces 6 - 1 Azerbaijani Heybulla Mursalov.
The Ukranian, a member of the Dolce and Gabbana Milano Thunder team, won WSB gold at 2011 and will look to defend his crown, while he's rated as the best pound for pound fighter on the evening's card.
Weight Class: Light-HeavyweightTwo unbeaten WSB records are on the line as two Azerbaijani fighters do battle.
4 - 0 Azamat Murtuzaliyev will face 9 - 0 countryman Ramazan Magomedau with light-heavyweight glory awaiting the winner.
Weight Class: HeavyweightWe end the night with an unmissable heavyweight clash as Croatia's Filip Hrgovic, a WSB quarter finalist last year, takes on Kazakhstan's Ruslan Myrstayev.