By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas The boxer from Camaguey Yoenlis Hernandez (40-12) of the 75 kg division, convincingly beat the Indian Sumit in hi
By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas
The boxer from Camaguey Yoenlis Hernandez (40-12) of the 75 kg division, convincingly beat the Indian Sumit in his third presentation of the Boxing World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of the boxing evening this Monday, November 1, the eighth day of competition of the contest.
Yoenlis came out to make his fight from the first bars of the duel and although he found strong resistance from his rival, who encouraged exchanges in the center of the ring and sometimes towards the ropes, managed to win a unanimous decision of 5 × 0 to his please and continue advancing in the organization chart of the universal tournament of 2021.
The judges’ ballots indicated a triple 30-27 in favor of Agramontino, while two referees saw the fight 29-28, always with an advantage for the Cuban boxer, who had a very strong third round to seal his victory.
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In this way, the Cuban boxing army adds its ninth consecutive victory and maintains a very good streak of success, after the defeat of Lazaro Álvarez from Pinar del Río in his 60 kg debut. The other man to be defeated by the Greater Antilles in this World Cup was Roniel Iglesias, who also lost in his first fight of 71 kg.
Since then, the Cuban team has not known defeat on the ring of the Stark Arena in the Serbian capital and with the three triumphs today it has already guaranteed an equal number of representatives in the discussion of the medals, since all of them will go for bronze in their next commitment.
Yoenlis himself will return to the ring this Tuesday, November 2 to face the 20-year-old Croatian boy Gabrijel veocic (11-6) in the quarterfinals. The Mayabequense agreed to a similar phase Osvel knight (47-19) in the 57 kg division and the 67 kg from Camaguey Kevin Brown (68-22), winners of their respective matches today.
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Full swing will continue to monitor the performance of Cuban boxers in this World Cup and all the information can be found at this link.