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Cuban Ruiz yields in the semifinal of the boxing World Cup

In the Stark Arena in this city, the fighter from the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, was overtaken by a more experienced ri


In the Stark Arena in this city, the fighter from the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, was overtaken by a more experienced rival and Tokyo 2020 Olympic runner-up.

Ruiz kept shooting all the time but Alfonso, trained in the Cuban boxing school, knew how to dodge his attacks and hit the most accurate blows.

After this result, Ruiz ends with a meritorious bronze medal and Alfonso will contest the title against Brazilian Keno Machado, who won 5-0 over Belgian Victor Schelstraete.

Early in the morning, the Cuban Yoenlis Hernández also advanced to the final of the 75 kilograms after beating Italian Salvatore Cavallaro by unanimous vote.

By the discussion of the title, Hernández will face the challenge of the Russian the Russian Dzhambulat Bizhamov winner by abandonment of the Thai Weerapon Jongjoho.

In the afternoon poster, four other Antilleans will fight to secure silver medals, Osvel Caballero in 57 kilograms, Andy Cruz in 63.5 and the double Olympic champion and captain of the Tamers, Julio César la Cruz in 92.

mem / rws