World Series of Boxing: British Lionhearts suffer heavy defeat

Joe Joyce
England's Joe Joyce won gold at super heavyweight at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Great Britain boxing team British Lionhearts suffered a second successive heavy defeat in week six of the World Series Of Boxing.

They lost 4-1 to Cuba Domadores in Havana after a 5-0 whitewash by the Russian Boxing Team in Moscow.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Joe Joyce claimed Britain's only victory, beating Lenier Eunice Pero Justiz in the super heavyweight category.

Joyce's is the first victory over a Cuban fighter in the whole competition.

The result leaves the Lionhearts fifth of eight teams in Group A, headed by the Cubans.

Their next match is against Mexico Guerreros at York Hall in London on Thursday, 26 February.