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LA Matadors Score Road Win Over Memphis Force

Matadors Become First Americas Conference Team To Win On The Road: The Los Angeles Matadors became the first away team to earn a victory in the Americas Conference of the World Series of Boxing Thursday night taking four out of five bouts and earning three points over the Memphis Force at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven, Miss. The Matadors have built up a commanding, four point lead in the Americas Conference over rival Miami Gallos, the only team to beat them and currently sit number one throughout the international World Series of Boxing League.

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LA Matadors vs. Memphis Force Weights: Week 4 WSB

Matadors Look to Continue Winning Streak Against The Memphis Force Thursday at 8:00 p.m. CT in Mississippi With a lead in the America Conference at stake, the World Series of Boxing’s L.A. Matadors weighed in on Wednesday at the Filling Station in Southaven, Miss. for Thursday’s away match against the Memphis Force.  All 10 competing fighters made weight. Riding a two-match win streak, the Matadors are Los Angeles’ representative in the global World Series of Boxing, a groundbreaking, international sports league with teams from three continents competing for five spots in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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Ringside Report from the World Series of Boxing: LA Matadors vs. Memphis Force Results

If the quality of entertainment and action in the World Series of Boxing’s future events is anything like it was Sunday night at Club Nokia, I strongly suggest fans go to the next one nearest them! Now, it may just been an L.A. thing where it felt more like a nightclub party atmosphere but I doubt it. The fighters were hungry and are trying to make a name for themselves. That makes for determined, aggressive Boxing, much to the delight of the packed house. Having entertainer Jenny McCarthy sitting ringside didn’t hurt matters much either.

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Exclusive Interview Q & A with AIBA President & World Series of Boxing Chairman Dr. Wu

Amateur boxing and Olympic boxing have both been falling to the wayside a bit, particularly in the United States, where it appears that both athlete participation and fan interest is at an all-time low. However, the AIBA – International Boxing Association, which is the governing body of amateur and Olympic boxing competition – has put together a new concept that could change all of that rather quickly, the World Series of Boxing. It incorporates a more professional and fan-friendly style of fighting, allows amateur fighters to get paid and still compete in the Olympics, and much more. President of the ...

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LA Matadors Sweep Mexico City Guerreros to Win Home Debut

The L.A. Matadors, Los Angeles’ representative in the global World Series of Boxing, won all five of their matches in their home-opener on Sunday at Nokia Theatre with a clean sweep over the Mexico City Guerreros. Two-time Olympian & 2010 National Golden Gloves champ Rau’Shee Warren, of Cincinnati, Ohio, won his WSB debut with a hard-fought, unanimous decision victory over the Guerreros’ Elias Emigdio, of Mexico, scored 49-46 (twice), 48-47.

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Miami Gallos Defeat LA Matadors 3-1 in World Series of Boxing Opener

In an evening ending in controversy, the Los Angeles Matadors lost to the Miami Gallos 3-1 in their inaugural match in the World Series of Boxing on Tuesday at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena. The Matadors took the first two bouts of the evening in the bantamweight and lightweight divisions, but The Gallos evened the series taking the middleweight and light heavyweight bouts.

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World Series of Boxing: LA Matadors Charge into Action Nov 28th

The Los Angeles Matadors announced their quest to reign supreme and dominate the newly founded World Series of Boxing by unveiling their team logo along with their roster of world class boxers and experienced coaching staff. Los Angeles Team is led by two-time Olympian Rau’Shee Warren.  It will compete against squads from Miami, Memphis and Mexico City.  Exciting new league signals a new era in the global boxing world. The World Series of Boxing is the first-ever global sports league.

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