World Series of Boxing: British Lionhearts lose out in semi-final

Will Cawley
Cawley's win over Saken Bibossinov levelled the tie

The British Lionhearts missed out on a place in the World Series of Boxing final after a 7-3 aggregate defeat by Kazakhstan team Astana Arlans.

Trailing 3-2 after the first leg in Sheffield, the Lionhearts lost the second leg 4-1.

Their only win in the second leg came in the opening bout from Will Cawley (52kg).

But Calum French (60kg), Carl Fail (69kg), Liridon Nuha (81kg) and Solomon Dacres (+91kg) were all beaten.

The Kazakh team - who have three World Series of Boxing tournament wins, making them the most successful in the event - will face Cuba Domadores in the final.

Cuba Domadores beat the France Fighting Roosters 5-0 in their second leg to go through 8-2 on aggregate.

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