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Russia 5-0 Poland: A new power rising?

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Lausanne, Switzerland, November 16, 2013 – The whispered talk for some months among coaches and boxing experts has not been about the might of defending champions the Astana Arlans, or the exciting new prospect the Cuba Domadores, but rather about the potential emergence of a lethal Russian team this year. After finding themselves in the “Group of Death”, many rival teams feared that the Russians would up the ante this year. Following this staggering result in St.-Petersburg, we may now ask the question: are we now seeing the emergence of a new WSB super-power? Today the Light Flyweights (46-49kg), the Bantamweights (56kg), Light Welterweights (64kg), Middleweights (75kg) and Heavyweights (91kg) all showed their stuff in the ring. Bout of the match Vladimir Nikitin who grabbed a silver medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013, took on Sylwester Kozlowski of the Hussars Poland at Bantamweight. There was a hefty gulf between the two in terms of experience levels. With Nikitin psychologically buoyed (even if physically tired) from his success in Kazakhstan, he looked good coming into this bout. With the Russian taking the rounds by the fourth, it was clear that the Polish boxer had no choice but to […]http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=Jdn-HW8hg4Y:1BMQJk-WC1o:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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