Are Algeria Desert Hawks going to win their first match of the season against China Dragons?

This World Series of Boxing (WSB) week seven match between Algeria Desert Hawks and China Dragons has huge ramifications for whichever Franchise loses.

The Algerian team are rock bottom of the group having not win in their opening five fixtures, while China have a solitary victory in six matches.

Both teams will see this match as the perfect launchpad for a more successful second half of the group stages, but a loss would be catastrophic for the confidence of either Franchise.

Chalane Hocine, Blida is the venue for this Group A clash, where on Saturday 28th February fans across the world can watch the action free, live and on demand from 17:30 at

Up first are the Light flyweights (49 kg) where Algeria’s Zoheir Toudjine makes his debut against China’s fifth ranked 2-0 He Junjun.

The action continues at Bantamweight (56 kg) with an interesting clash between home star Khalil Litim, and Dragon debutant Jiawei Lu.

Chinese 1-1 Light welterweight (64 kg) Sairike Tuoliaowutayi enjoyed a superb win over Ukraine’s Dmytro Grynchenko in week three, and returns to action against Algeria’s 1-1 Mohamed Boudiaf who also beat a Ukrainian in his last contest.

Middleweight (75 kg) Ilyas Abbadi also tasted success against an Otamans fighter last time out when he defeated Taras Holovashchenko, and defends his 1-0 record when he fights China’s 1-1 Zhou Di who beat African opposition in week five.

The evening finishes at Heavyweight (91 kg) and Samir Maslouh opens his WSB account for Algeria against Croatia’s 1-0 Josip Bepo Filipi.