IMAGE: Fighting Roosters (Blue) beat Italia Thunder (White)
British Lionhearts steel the show to deliver 5-0 win in Gateshead against Season VIII newcomers Croatian Knights
Boxing in front of a sold-out crowd at the Gateshead Leisure Center was all that was needed to ensure the British Lionhearts’ 5-0 scoreline against the Croatian Knights. The Knights gave the Lionhearts a good run for their money but in the end the hometown favorites Calum French and Pat McCormack took away any Croatian hope for a point and secured a much needed 3 points for the Lionhearts along with the 5-0 scoreline.
Caciques de Venezuela edge Colombia Heroicos 3-2 in Vargas
The Domo José María venue in Vargas was the location of a memorable win for Caciques de Venezuela on Friday night, the hosts’ determined display earned them an important 3-2 win over Colombia Heroicos. In what can be described as an impressive display of boxing from the South American teams, the Heroicos got the short end of the stick, walking away with a mere point and still searching for their first win of the season.
France Fighting Roosters secure a rare 3-2 road win over the Italia Thunder in Rome
France Fighting Roosters won their second match of Season VIII and maintain their lead at the top of Group Europe with a rare 3-2 win over Italia Thunder in Rome on Friday night. The Italy Thunder had a near to perfect home record, which made this outcome all the more impressive for the French franchise. Both teams fielded a strong combination of experience and young talent in their pursuit of the three points; with the Fighting Rooster beating the Thunder to the punch.