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Puerto Rico was left with only one representative in the World Championship, which is held in Belgrade, .

is the only Puerto Rican who remains alive in the global tournament, after the elimination of Caleb Tirado, on Sunday.

Tirado fell to Akash Kumar of India by a score of 5-0.

This was Tirado’s World Cup debut after advancing directly to the second round in the 54 kilogram (kg) division.

Puerto Rico attended the World Cup with four boxers.

Bryan Pérez lost a split decision to Korean Sangmin Lee in a 67kg bout on Monday’s opening day.

Meanwhile, prospect Jan Paul Rivera lost his fight to Artur Bazeyan, of Armenia, for not being able to appear on the stage due to health problems.

Rivera will fight tomorrow, Monday, against Masud Yusifzada, from Azerbaijan, in the phase of the best 16 boxers of 51 kg.

The World Cup awards $ 100,000 to the winner of the gold medal and $ 50,000 to the winner of the silver medal.

Bronze medalists will receive $ 25,000 as a prize.

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