January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016
Joe Joyce British Lionhearts

Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Feedspot followFeedly follow

THE British Lionhearts has announced details of its home fixtures for the 2016 season of the World Series of Boxing (WSB).

All the home matches will be held at the famous York Hall in London’s East End where the team will compete against the Mexico Guerreros, USA Knockouts and the Morocco Atlas Lions.

The first home match against the Mexico Guerreros will be on Thursday 18 February 2016. The contest will feature bouts at light-fly, bantam, light-welter, middle and heavyweight and is likely to feature 2014 Commonwealth Games medallists, Antony Fowler and Qais Ashfaq and 2015 European Championship silver medallist, Pat McCormack.

Tickets are on sale now and exclusively available to Boxing News readers until Monday 18 January for £15 at http://tickets.sky.com/Boxing/World-Series-of-Boxing.

The remaining home fixtures will be see the Lionhearts take on the USA Knockouts on 3 March and the Morocco Atlas Lions on 17 March 2016. A season ticket is available for all three home matches priced £30.

The new season of WSB begins on Friday 22 January 2016 when the Lionhearts cross the Atlantic to take on the USA Knockouts in Miami. The team follows this with a trip to Morocco to face the Atlas Lions on Friday 5 February 2016.

News and information on the British Lionhearts are available at @Brit_Lionhearts (Twitter) and www.gbboxing.org.uk.

WSB provides a qualification route to Rio 2016. A boxer that competes once in seasons 2015 and 2016 or twice in season 2016 will be eligible for selection to compete at the WSB qualifying event in Sofia in May.