After a series of poor results that have hurt their quarterfinal qualifying hopes, Venky`s Mumbai Fighters have decided to field an all-foreign team of pugilists in their last home group tie against cellar outfit Bangkok Elephants in the World Series Boxing clash.
Indian franchise Mumbai Fighters slumped to their fifth defeat in seven matches and their third on the trot, when they were beaten 3-2 by Dynamo Moscow in the World Series Boxing contest at the Inorbit Mall in suburban Malad.
Struggling Indian franchise team, Venky`s Mumbai Fighters would seek to take revenge over the formidable pugilists from Dynamo Moscow when the two teams meet in the seventh round of the World Series Boxing league at suburban Malad on Friday.
After putting up a strong fight against Italy`s Milano Thunder during its World Series Boxing (WSB) debut bout last week, Mumbai Fighters will next face Russian side Dynamo Moscow in their second Group A match on Friday in Perm, Russia.
Pugilist Diwakar Prasad defeated Argentina`s Juan Javier Herrera in the lightweight category, as Mumbai Fighters rallied back from the first match loss to level the best-of-five contest 1-1 with Italian franchise Milano Thunder in their maiden World Series Boxing clash at Balewadi on Friday.