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World Series of Boxing: Mexico City vs. Baku

The host Mexico Guerreros (6-3) team is set to play the spoiler role this Friday night against the undefeated Baku Fires in a highly-anticipated pay-per-view event in Group B action of the innovative World Series of Boxing ("WSB").

Mexico vs. Baku is being distributed by the undisputed King of Combat Sports PPV - Integrated Sports Media - for live viewing at 10:00 PM/ET - 7:00 PM/PT on cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network and Avail-TVN for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. Mexico City vs. Baku will also be available via on-line PPV on Ustream.tv at http://www.ustream.tv/integratedsportsppv.

The WSB features amateur boxing competition, on a team basis, without boxers wearing headgear or vests. There is professional-style scoring, three judges, one referee and one supervisor. WSB matches consist of five bouts - bantamweight (120 lbs.), lightweight (135 lbs.), middleweight (160 lbs.), light heavyweight (185 lbs.) and heavyweight (200 and up lbs.) -- with five, three-minute rounds. The team with the most wins from the five bouts wins the match.

MEXICO VS. BAKU LINEUP

Mexico City Guerreros Divisions Baku Fires

Aaron Alameda Lopez Bantamweight Magomed Kurbanov

Hurshod Tojibaev Lightweight Madadi Nagzibekov

Mladen Manev Middleweight Heybulla Mursalov

Bojan Miskovic Light Heavyweight Radgab Aliyev

Omar Garcia Heavyweight Farid Shabanov

(ALL FIGHTS & FIGHTERS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Second-place Mexico City trails only the undefeated Baku Fires in Group B team standings. With the WSB playoffs approaching, Mexico City wants to send a message to the Baku Fires that the WSB championship hasn't been decided quite yet. The Guerreros' deep squad features three National Champions - Mexican bantamweight Aaron Almeda Lopez,Bulgarian middleweight Mladen Manev (2-0, 1 WP, 1 KO) and Croatian light heavyweight Bojan Miskovic (1-0, 1 WP) - teaming with2007 Asian Youth Championships Gold Medalist Hurshid Tojibaev, a lightweight from Uzbekistan, and Mexican heavyweight Omar Garcia.

Baku features a pair of solid boxers who have each won four of five WBS matches this year, Tajikistan lightweight Madadi Nagzibekov (4-1, 4 WP) and Azerbaijan middleweight Heybulla Mursalov (4-1, 2 WP, 2 KO). Rounding out the talented Fires squad vs. Mexico are Russian bantamweight Magomed Kurbanov and two others from Azerbaijan, light heavyweight Radgab Aliyev and heavyweight Farid Shabanov.

For more information about the World Series of Boxing PPV events go to www.integratedsportsnet.com. Follow Integrated Sports Media on Twitter @IntegratedPPV

Article posted on 17.02.2012



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