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Seven boxers from Ecuador reached their way to the semifinals of the Continental Boxing Championship, completing the quarterfinal round at the Volt


Seven boxers from Ecuador reached their way to the semifinals of the Continental Boxing Championship, completing the quarterfinal round at the Voltaire Paladines Polo Coliseum.

In the two qualifying cards for the semis, the Ecuadorian Jhan Carlos Anchico won 4-0 over Donovan Morales, from Mexico, in the 60-63.5 kilogram division; in the same way, Piero Prieto secured the bronze medal for Ecuador by beating William Ortiz, from Puerto Rico, in the 63.5-67 kilos; In addition, the tricolor José Rodríguez won by unanimous decision (5-0) against Junior Peka, from Canada, in the 67-71 kg category.

Of the four fights in which the Ecuadorian team participated, Rolando Zúñiga stayed in the quarterfinals when he was defeated by split decision (3-2) against Hansell López, from Guatemala, in the 46-48 kilograms.

Quarterfinal results:

46-48 kilos: Billy Rodríguez (Cuba) 5-0 Fernando Franco (Colombia)

51-54 kg: Ronald Ribeiro (Brazil) 0-5 Jabali Breddy (Barbados); Rodrigo Marte (Dominican Republic) 5-0 Angel Palacios (Argentina).

54-57 kilos: Keoma-Ali AlAhmadieh (Canada) 5-0 Orlando Martínez (Panama); Antonio Harvey (United States) 4-0 Carlos Pérez (Dominican Republic).

57-60 kilos: Jonathan Mansour (United States) 1-4 Miguel de la Cruz (Dominican Republic); Jhon Elin Orobiuo (Colombia) wins by superiority at 2 minutes and 6 seconds, of the second round, against Akeem Eastman, from Guayana.

60-63.5 kilos: Dennys Caban (Puerto Rico) 2-3 (Johnaury del Castillo (Dominican Republic).

63.5-67 kilograms: Miguel Ángel Martínez (Mexico) 5-0 Emmanuel Burgos (Dominican Republic)

67-71 kilos: Teodoro Becford (Panama) 1-4 Conceic de Oliveira (Brazil).

71-75 kilos: Ángel Moquete (Dominican) 1-4 Octavio Aguirre (Mexico); Samuel Sella (guest) 2-3 Cort Amsterdam (Guiana).

75-80 kilos: Isaías Ribeiro (Brazil) 5-0 Irani Olvera (Mexico); Emmanuel Beausejour (Canada) 5-0 Charles Cox (Barbados).

Over 92 kilos: Juan Pablo Patiño (Colombia) 0-5 Abner Teixeira (Brazil); Luis Enrique Gómez (Mexico) 0-5 Timothy Edwards (United States). (D)