The Iconic York Hall is expected to be the theatre of some amazing battles this Friday 22 March (20:00 local time) when Great Britain host the Mexico Guerreros in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-finals. The impressive Lionhearts roster - Andrew Selby, John Joe Nevin, Aston Brown, Joe Ward and Joe Joyce - will give its very best to take a serious advantage before travelling to the Americas next week.
The evening will start at Light Heavyweight (80-85kg) with Irish counterpuncher Ward, a boxer already capable of beating anyone in the World despite his tender age (19). Very patient, he's always waiting for the best opportunities to land his heavy punches. Defending European Champion, Ward has so far one four of his five WSB outings and will therefore be the clear favourite when he battles with Albanian southpaw Christian Demaj (0-2).