“World Series of Boxing is the home for the world’s greatest boxers, including future and past Olympic and World Champions. In Season VI the boxers, who have already won the quota for Rio 2016 and those, who will contest their chance for the Olympic ticket will face each other in a series of remarkable matches. It will truly be the battle of the best”, said AIBA Executive Director and CEO of the World Series of Boxing Karim Bouzidi.
“I would also like to welcome newcomers Uzbekistan, whose arrival to WSB demonstrates the competition’s global appeal to a vast audience all over the world”, he added.
“It is a huge honour to host Season VI World Series of Boxing Group Draw in Vargas. Caciques Venezuela have been competing in WSB for the first time last season and we are hoping to progress even further this time and face the world’s best boxing teams”, said General Manager of Caciques Venezuela Fran Lopez.
The following 16 teams will be drawn into four groups (A-D) of four teams each with the top seed in each group occupied by Season V semi-finalists:
The Draw will also determine the weight categories for tiebreaker bouts for the play-off stage of Season VI of the World Series of Boxing.