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Cuba completes perfect day in World Boxing

Olympic champion Andy Cruz today completed a perfect day of four successes for Cuba at the World Boxing Championship in Belgrade, capital of


Olympic champion Andy Cruz today completed a perfect day of four successes for Cuba at the World Boxing Championship in Belgrade, capital of Serbia, after beating American Vershaun Lee in the third round.

The Antillean representative of the 63.5 kilograms did not give respite to his rival on the tarpaulin of the Stark Arena and surpassed him by a unanimous decision of the judges 5-0 to get a ticket to the quarterfinals, where the Uzbek Mujibillo Tursunov will be measured to secure a medal made of bronze.

Before the double monarch of the Cruz world, the newcomers Osvel Caballero, Yoenlis Hernández and Kevin Brown were equally successful.

Caballero opened the date with a knockout of the Armenian Artur Bazeyán at 57 kilograms and his victory earned him the ticket to the stage of the best eight against the Mexican Miguel Vega.

Later, Brown led the Indian Akash 5-0 in the 67 kilos and tomorrow he will fight for the bronze metal against the Georgian Lasha Guruli.

At the same time, but in the 75 kilos, Hernández advanced after beating the Indian Sumit 5-0 (triple 29-28 and double 30-27) and on Tuesday he will fight against Croatian Gabrijel Veocic.

The team from the largest of the Antilles now exhibits a general balance of 16 victories and two failures, with its six fighters still in competition already classified to the quarterfinals.

The eve got Also his passages the rookie Herich Ruiz in the 86 kilograms and the double Olympic champion Julio César la Cruz in the 92.