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At light-welterweight, McCormack looked to have the beating of Italy's Paulo Di Lernia but a clash of heads in the fourth round left the Lionhearts man with heavy bleeding above his left eye.
The Lionhearts are looking to build on the 5-0 whitewash against the Croatian Knights in Gateshead which followed a narrow 3-2 defeat by the France Fighting Roosters in the team's Paris opener.
The 21-year-old was on the wrong end of a decision in Paris earlier this month as the Lionhearts lost out to the France Fighting Roosters.
MacDonald, 20, who represents Sunderland ABC, has been announced as a team member as the Lionhearts officially unveil their squad to take on the Croatian visitors in their second Group Europe fixture.
The Lionhearts will leave their regular home of the York Hall in Bethnal Green to stage their preliminary bouts in Gateshead, Liverpool and Newport respectively in a move that reflects the provincial make-up of the current elite GB squad.
With the Lionhearts trailing 3-2 from the first leg of their last-eight clash against France Fighting Roosters, the Birmingham-based super heavyweight was down for a provisional tie-break bout against Marin Mindoljevic, should the British side win by the same scoreline at York Hall, London.
Flyweight Selby, who reached the Olympic quarter-finals at London 2012, competed for the British Lionhearts in 2012-13 and Italia Thunder in 2013-14 and was the top-ranked boxer at his weight in both seasons with a record of nine wins and no defeats in WSB.
The Lionhearts team will make its return to the WSB in a match that takes place at York Hall in London this evening.
The Lionhearts were defeated 5-0 at altitude in Foro Polanco on Friday night, enabling the hosts to reverse a 4-1 first leg deficit, which included a win for Welsh Olympian Andrew Selby and advance to a last four meeting with Kazakhstan.
Meanwhile, Joe Ward, boxing for the first time in the WSB, ensured victory for the Lionhearts in last night's five-bout match after hammering out a unanimous decision over Hungary's Imre Szello The Moate BC southpaw, who beat Szello en route to gold in the semi-finals of the 2011 European Elite Championships in Turkey,earned a unanimous (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) decision.
The sides meet in Glasgow with winger Sam Montague and prop Matt Evans lining for the Lionhearts.
Underbank Rangers are giving trials to two of the top England Lionhearts as they start to turn their attentions to next season.
The division also handles advertiser sales for its product through its own barter company MGM Advertiser Sales, including the animated series "All Dogs Go To Heaven: The Series," "Robocop: Alpha Commando," and "The Lionhearts.
The 21-year-old bantamweight, who will go with Team England to the Commonwealth Games in April, heads up the British Lionhearts team which takes on Italia Thunder at the BT Exhibition Centre tonight.
Six up-and-coming boxers from the North West will get the chance to experience competing in a big fight atmosphere when the British Lionhearts take on Italia Thunder in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) at The Auditorium,Echo Arena Liverpoolnext Friday (March 2).