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15 June 2018

A Summer Struggle
Dalakian to Defend WBA Title in Kyiv
17 June at 18:00
Parkovy Convention Centre (16A Parkova Doroha)
Ukrainian WBA flyweight champion Artem Dalakian (16-0, 11 KOs) will defend his title against Thailand’s Sirichai Thaiyen (50-3-0, 35 KOs) in the open air on the helipad of Kyiv’s Parkovy Convention Centre on 17 June. This will be his first title defence since beating American Brian Viloria (38-6-2) by unanimous decision for the championship in Los Angeles in February. The Dnipro-based Dalakian will have to best a sharp #1-ranked Thaiyen, who is 16-0 (15 KOs) since losing the interim title. Among the seven other fights on the card, Ukraine’s Igor Magurin (9-0-1, 4 KOs) will face Italy’s Daniele Limon (16-6-1, 5 KOs) for the IBA intercontinental championship. The undercard begins at 18:00 while the title fights begin after 20:00
Tickets: 100 – 300 UAH
Website: esport.in.ua/en/event-turnir-po-professionalnomu-boksu-wba-world-flyweight-title-46653-59191.html

Basketball World Cup Qualifiers
1 July at 16.00
Kyiv Palace of Sports (1 Sportyvna Pl)
Ukraine’s national basketball team continues its quest to qualify for next summer’s World Cup in China with a pair of qualifying matches against Turkey and Latvia this month. The boys in blue and gold will head to Turkey on 28 June before returning to close out the first qualification round against Latvia at Kyiv’s Palace of Sports on 1 July. After four games, Ukraine sits in first place in Group B with a 3-1 record. The top three teams advance to the second round, however results from the first round are carried over, so the Ukrainians will look to close out strong. Led by the team’s centre and captain Vyacheslav Kravtsov, Ukraine will look to avenge their lone loss to Turkey. The team beat Latvia 82-68 in Riga in February. The top three teams from the six-team second round group will qualify for next year’s World Cup.
Tickets: 60 – 900 UAH
Website: fiba.basketball/basketballworldcup/2019/european-qualifiers/game/0107/Ukraine-Latvia

Kyiv Patriots – AFL American Football
7 July vs. Kharkiv Atlantes
Spartak Stadium (Krypylovskyy 105)
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Kyiv Slavs – AFL American Football
16 June vs. Lviv Lions
Location: TBD
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