Found August 06, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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The evening session of day ten of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games was a special one with the winners of the quarter-final bouts in the Lightweight (60kg), Middleweight (75kg) and Super Heavyweight (91+kg) categories all assured of medals. The ExCeL arena was absolutely buzzing all night for this one. The Lightweights (60kg) were in action first, with top seed and reigning AIBA World Champion Vasyl Lomachenko facing Puerto Rico's Felix Verdejo Sanchez. The 24-year-old Ukrainian southpaw began by hounding down his opponent, patiently waiting for the opening, then when the opportunity struck, threw good body shots and let fly with some good uppercuts to take the first round by two points. In the second, Lomachenko was met by some stiff resistance from the 19-year-old Puerto Rican as he tried to take more of an initiative. The Ukrainian, who won the Val Barker Trophy at the 2008 Olympic Games, an award given to the best boxer across all weight categories, did enough in...
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