Layton cup to be worked off in August

Layton cup

The Layton cup boxing meet organized by the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) will be held from the 2nd to the 6th of August 2016 at the Royal MAS arena with the finals commencing from 4.00pm onwards on the final day of competition.

Layton cup is an exclusive meet where only the experienced pugilists will exchange blows since Schools, Junior and Youth meets will NOT be considered as qualification meets for the tournament and no fresher will be allowed to participate. Boxers who have already taken part in major meets before or Winners/Runners up at the ABA Novices, Intermediates, Stubbs Shield Meets and winners of Junior Nationals Boxing Meets are qualified to take part in this meet.

Competition will be held in the following weight categories;

Light Fly46 -49   KgLight Fly45 – 48    Kg
FlyUnder   52    KgFlyUnder   51    Kg
BantamUnder   56    KgBantamUnder   54    Kg
LightUnder   60    KgLightUnder   57    Kg
Light WelterUnder   64    KgLight WelterUnder   60    Kg
WelterUnder   69    KgWelterUnder   64    Kg
MiddleUnder   75    KgMiddleUnder   69    Kg
Light HeavyUnder   81    KgLight HeavyUnder   75    Kg
HeavyUnder   91    KgHeavyUnder   81    Kg
Super HeavyOver     91*  KgSuper HeavyOver     81*  Kg


The Men’s bouts will consist of three rounds of three minutes while each Women’s bout will consist of four rounds of two minutes. There will be a one minute interval between each round.

Entries will close on the 27th of July 2016 and no contestant will be included without the proper documentation. Please contact the Hony Secretary of BASL Mahesh Dhahanayake  ([email protected]) for further information on registering.

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