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Cuba raises World Boxing successes to ten

The debutant Yoenlis Hernández and the Olympic king Andy Cruz achieved this Saturday unanimous victories in their fights and Cuba and raised


The debutant Yoenlis Hernández and the Olympic king Andy Cruz achieved this Saturday unanimous victories in their fights and Cuba and raised to ten the successes in the World Boxing Championship with stage in Serbia.

Hernández, in the 75-kilogram category, reaffirmed the talent of the Cuban School on the Stark Arena tarpaulin and at the pace of speed and straight blows he beat Turkish Biron Aygün by a vote of 30-27, 30-27, 30-26 , 29-28 and 30-27, to access the round of 16.

The Cuban middleweight shows two smiles in his debut in matches of this level after beating Brazilian Olympian Wanderlei Pereira 5-0 in his first fight.

Now, the Caribbean fighter will compete on Monday, November 1, against the experienced Indian Sumit, seeking to advance to the quarterfinal round.

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A little later, also on this Saturday, the 2020 Tokyo champion and double world champion, Andy Cruz, won 5-0 in the dispute against the Brazilian Nicollas de Jesús.

From the opening bell, the Cuban showed constant hitting and dodging speed against the South American, to triumph by a vote of 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 and 30-26 and continue in the fight towards the medals.

For Andy this was also his second success in the contest, which ensures his presence in the round of eighth finals, after surpassing the Panamanian Jonathan Miniel in the premiere.

At the end of six days of action, Cuba exhibits 10 victories in 12 presentations and keeps six of its eight pugilists in competition.

The Belgrade World Cup began last Monday with the presence of almost 600 boxers from more than 100 nations and will present the champion sashes and cash prizes on the posters on November 5 and 6.