News | Mar 09 2015

Joe Joyce wins in China as the British Lionhearts lose once again

A fourth consecutive loss for the World Series of Boxing team but Joyce edges closer to Olympic qualification

SUPER-HEAVYWEIGHT Joe Joyce, maintained his progress towards qualification for the Olympic Games in Rio with his fourth win of the season in the World Series of Boxing despite the British Lionhearts losing 4-1 to the China Dragons in Sanya.

Joyce is currently second in the WSB individual table. The top ranked super-heavyweight boxer at the end of the regular season will automatically qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Joyce’s first round stoppage of Vladan Babic was the highpoint of the evening for a Lionhearts team that was on the wrong end of three split decisions.