Three-time world boxing champion (Baku, 2011, Almaty, 2013 and Doha, 2015) Lazaro Alvarez entered the ring of the Uzbek Humo Arena this Thursday, determined not to miss a triumphant step that makes him fight for what will be his fourth achievement. crown. , now weighs 63.5 kg at the 2023 Tashkent World Boxing Championships.
A favorite to leave Ethiopian Mesfina Kerala away, the Cuban emerged victorious with a 5-0 thrashing of his opponent, marking the eighth success of the Antillean team that represents us in the competition, as before his departure, the newcomers had achieved victories for Alejandro Claro (48 kg) and Fernando Arzola ( +92 kg).
Of course, he dealt with Baregham Harutyunyan with a score of 4:0, although the Armenian headbutted the Creole, which opened a cut on the left superciliary arch, forcing the judges to stop the fight. According to Jit in its online version, the boy’s wound has been treated, but his appearance on the board next Monday, when according to the organizational schedule he will meet with Yassin Issoufo from Mozambique, will depend on whether he responds to the treatment that will be applied to him.
For his part, Arzola secured a unanimous vote against Italy’s Diego Lenzi and will be called back to the ring this Sunday to face off against India’s Narender Narender.
On the eve we will again see in action Alvarez from Pinar del Río, the opponent of Iurie Dosreys, the representative of Brazil.
This Friday, however, Cuban fans will be thrilled with the first World Cup outings of two-time Olympic champion Arlen Lopez (80kg), who will face Indian Chaudhary Ashish and Julio Cesar La Cruz (92kg). , which will have as an opponent the Bosnian Cemal Bosniak. While Saidel Horta (57kg) will go looking for his second fight success, this time against Trinidad’s Anthony Joseph.
ANDl Playa Giron changes the date
Note issued by the National Boxing Commission announced this Thursday that the traditional and always anticipated Playa Girón, which was supposed to take place from 16 to 21 May in Sancti Spiritus, has been postponed and will now take place in December.
As part of this scheduling change, the national series will retain its zonal segment in preparation for Playa Giron, which will be the closing of the current season.
Source: Juventud Rebelde