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;

Men Women
Light Fly 46 -49   Kg Light Fly 45 – 48    Kg
Fly Under   52    Kg Fly Under   51    Kg
Bantam Under   56    Kg Bantam Under   54    Kg
Light Under   60    Kg Light Under   57    Kg
Light Welter Under   64    Kg Light Welter Under   60    Kg
Welter Under   69    Kg Welter Under   64    Kg
Middle Under   75    Kg Middle Under   69    Kg
Light Heavy Under   81    Kg Light Heavy Under   75    Kg
Heavy Under   91    Kg Heavy Under   81    Kg
Super Heavy Over     91*  Kg Super Heavy Over     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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