U.S./Cuba boxing event set for Saturday at Rockingham Park
The first United States/Cuba amateur boxing event on American soil, sanctioned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), is Saturday at Rockingham Park in Salem.
The World Series of Boxing (WSB) makes its New England debut, featuring USA Knockouts against Cuba Domadores.
Team scoring is based on the outcome of five three-minute bouts.
Many of the leading stars of the Cuban Olympic Boxing squad are part of the Domadores including two of the best contemporary boxers in the world, heavyweight sensation Erislandy Savon (5-0) and decorated light welterweight (3-1) Yanier Toledo.
Ticket prices are $50 for VIP reserved ringside (first two rows), $20 for general admission.
Tickets are on sale at the Rockingham Park box office.
For more information, go to www.worldseriesofboxing.com or www.rockinghampark.com.