World Series of Boxing Finals Moved to Baku
By Community | May 16, 2014
The World Series of Boxing (WSB) have moved their Finals to Baku after Ukraine withdrew their plans to host the event due to current tense situation in the country.
The WSB accepted an offer from the Azerbaijan Baku Fires franchise to host the WSB Season IV Finals in the City of Baku, advice Azerbaijan.
The finals will take place on the following new dates: Friday 6 and Saturday 7 June.
Commenting on the announcement, the AIBA President and WSB Board Chairman Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, said: “I am very pleased that we have found a host city at this late stage after Ukraine withdrew its intention to host the Finals.”
“Baku has already hosted several AIBA and WSB competitions and we are very confident with the Azeri’s franchise’s ability to successfully organize and manage this important event.”
“We sincerely appreciate the kind support expressed by the Azerbaijan Baku Fires in such a difficult situation and we look forward to two exciting nights of world-class boxing.”