Can Caciques Venezuela create the ultimate upset against Azerbaijan Baku Fires?

After losing 5-0 in their debut World Series of Boxing (WSB) match away in Kazakhstan, Caciques Venezuela look for their first win in the competition at home against WSB Season IV runners-up Azerbaijan Baku Fires.

The Fires crushed Italy 4-1 in their opening match of the season, and will fancy their chances for another big win away in South America.

Estadio Polideportivo José María Vargas, Maiquetía is the venue for the action, and on Saturday 24th January, fans across the world can watch the action free, live and on demand from 21:00 (GMT -4.5) at

Eduard Johan Bermúdez Salas competed at the 2008 Olympic Games for Venezuela, and he makes his WSB debut at Flyweight (52 kg) against Azerbaijan’s Elvin Mamishzada who impressed in the Finals last year with a decisive win over Cuba’s Gerardo Cervantes.

There is great action at Lightweight (60 kg) in fight number two, with home favourite Nestor Armas in action against The Baku Fires superstar Albert Selimov who snapped the undefeated streak of the number one ranked Lazaro Alvarez last season.

Welterweight (69 kg) Gabriel Maestre Perez reached the quarter-finals of the London 2012 Olympic Games, and the Venezuelan many fancy his chances against Yauheni Ramashkevich, who has a 2-3 WSB career record, and lost the deciding match in the Season IV Finals.

The Light heavyweight (81 kg) division always produces entertaining contests in WSB, and Albert Ramon Ramirez Duran makes his debut for Venezuela when he fights 2012 Olympian Soltan Migitinov.

Azerbaijan’s Arslanbek Makhmudov was the number one ranked Super heavyweight (91+ kg) in WSB last season amassing a 5-0 record, and he is the clear favourite in the last fight of the evening against Edgar Ramon Munoz Mata who competed at Light heavyweight in the 2004 Olympic Games.