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The win puts the Otamans back on top of the Group

The win puts the Otamans back on top of the Group

February 14, 2014

Ukraine 4-1 Germany: Otamans show their class

Despite fielding a team that didn’t include any of their A-list boxing stars, the Ukraine Otamans demonstrated the depth of quality in their ranks as they secured an excellent win over Team Germany in Kiev. This was a great  … continue reading
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Siarhei Karneyeu continued his form for the Otamans Copyright: World Series of Boxing

Siarhei Karneyeu continued his form for the Otamans
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February 9, 2014

Argentina 3-2 Ukraine: Condors upset the odds

In an interesting match in Buenos Aires, bottom of the table Argentina Condors turned more than a few heads in the boxing world when they beat World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group A leaders, and Season III runners-up, the Ukraine Otamans in convincing fashion, despite giving away a walk over in one bout. This was a significant boost for the Latin Americans, and the result keeps things extremely tight at both … continue reading
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Look who dropped in...Oleksandr Usyk helps his former team mates in training Copyright: World Series of Boxing

Look who dropped in…Oleksandr Usyk helps his former team mates in training
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November 15, 2013

Group A Week 1: Just how wide open is it?

Group A looks set to be a wide open affair with Season III runner’s up the Ukraine Otamans and Season II winners the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder clear favourites to dominate the group this year.

With those two Franchises expected to perform well, the remaining two places in the Play-Offs are completely up for grabs by any of the other teams. While Group B may be exciting for boxing fanatics with the big name teams fighting in a tight league, the Group A situation will create a degree of … continue reading

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The Mental Game Copyright: World Series of Boxing

The Mental Game
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October 30, 2013

The psychology of boxing

Mental strength and toughness are the cornerstones of any athlete’s journey to success. However, whilst terms like resilience and fortitude are easily used, what they really come down to is something known as mind management.

Whereas physical improvements are fairly easy to quantify and track, a boxer’s mental strengths are less obvious. That’s where Sports Psychologist Dr. Stephen Lopopolo enters the picture, to first assess both mental strengths and weaknesses of the boxer, and subsequently to equip him with the tools he needs to … continue reading

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Korchynsky Best Coach of 2013 Copyright: World Series of Boxing

Korchynsky Best Coach of 2013
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October 29, 2013

Sergiy Korchynsky awarded Best WSB Coach of the Year

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this year’s award for Best World Series of Boxing (WSB) Coach of the year was given to Sergiy Korchynsky. The Ukrainian super coach led the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan to victory against the Ukraine Otamans in what was undeniably the most dramatic Finals the competition has witnessed to date. Korchynsky, who also previously experienced success with the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder, runs a team that is based around a family… continue reading

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Ukraine Otamans Sports Director Donatas Piskun Copyright: World Series of Boxing

Ukraine Otamans Sports Director Donatas Piskun
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October 15, 2013

Piskun: “The Ukraine Otamans Objective is to win next WSB season”

With the start of the World Series of Boxing Season IV just four weeks away, we talk to Donatas Piskun, the Ukraine Otamans’ Sports Director about the final squad selection and the teams’ objectives this year.

When will you be confirming your final boxing roster? Are you in discussions with boxers already?
The objective set by the President of the Ukrainian Boxing Federation and of the Ukraine Otamans is to win in the next WSB season. We realize that well-coordinated and efficient selection of boxers … continue reading

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