Live Commentary: Olympic boxing - day 10 as it happened

Live Commentary: Olympic boxing - day 10 as it happened
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Sports Mole's live text commentary of day 10 of the Olympic boxing.

Hello and welcome to Sports Mole's live text commentary of day 10 of the Olympic boxing.

It is a busy day at the ExCel, with quarter-finals in the women's flyweight, lightweight and middleweight divisions, as well as the men's lightweight, middleweight and super heavyweight tournaments.

Please note that the action gets underway at 1.30pm.

Full list of bouts:

Women's flyweight:

Ren Cancan (China) vs Elena Savelyeva (Russia)
Karlha Magliocco (Venezuela) vs Marlen Esparza (United States)
Maroua Rahali (Tunisia) vs Mary Kom (India)
Stoyka Petrova (Bulgaria) vs Nicola Adams (Great Britain)

Women's lightweight:

Katie Taylor (Ireland) vs Natasha Jonas (Great Britain)
Dong Cheng (China) vs Mavzuna Chorieva (Tajikistan)
Mahjouba Oubtil (Morocco) vs Adriana Araujo (Brazil)
Alexis Pritchard (New Zealand) vs Sofya Ochigava (Russia)

Women's middleweight:

Savannah Marshall (Great Britain) vs Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan)
Anna Laurell (Sweden) vs Claressa Shields (United States)
Mary Spencer (Canada) vs Li Jinzi (China)
Edith Okoge (Nigeria) vs Nadezda Torlopova (Russia)

Men's lightweight:

Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) vs Felix Verdejo Sanchez (Puerto Rico)
Gani Zhailauov (Kazakhstan) vs Yasnier Toledo Lopez (Cuba)
Domenico Valentino (Italy) vs Evaldas Petrauskas (Lithuania)
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (Uzbekistan) vs Han Soonchul (South Korea)

Men's middleweight:

Anthony Ogogo (Great Britain) vs Stefan Hartel (Germany)
Zoltan Harcsa (Hungary) vs Esquiva Falcao Florentino (Brazil)
Abbos Atoev (Uzbekistan) vs Vijender (India)
Adem Kilicci (Turkey) vs Ryota Murata (Japan)

Men's super heavyweight:

Magomedrasul Medzhidov (Azerbaijan) vs Magomed Omarov (Russia)
Mohammed Arjaoui (Morocco) vs Roberto Cammarelle (Italy)
Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) vs Simon Kean (Canada)
Zhang Zhilei (China) vs Anthony Joshua (Great Britain)


11.58pmThat's all from us at Sports Mole tonight. Come back tomorrow!

11.57pmAndrew Selby faces a tought task in the form of talented Cuban Robeisy Ramirez, while Freddie Evans is up against Custio Clayton of Canada.

11.56pmJoin us tomorrow for the men's fly and welterweight quarter-finals. We are starting at the later time of 8.30pm tomorrow.

11.54pmDay 10 is over and only Natasha Jonas has fallen to the very talented Katie Taylor of Ireland.

11.49pmHe was the better fighter throughout and deserves his semi-final spot - regardless of what happened in his previous contest!

11.48pmSolid performance from Joshua, who rocked the Chinese fighter to his boots with a thunderous right hand in the second round.

DecisionJOSHUA WINS 15-11

End of Round 3That's it! Surely Joshua is into the semi-finals...

Round 3Zhang is not putting his pedal to the metal, which is strange considering that he is the man who is well behind.

Round 3Joshua is seeing this contest out. He is untroubled and keeping his composure.

Round 3Joshua is pumping out the jab nicely.

End of Round 2That was a massive right hand! Joshua takes the round 8-6. Baffling... but he leads by four points. Final round!

Round 2The Chinese man is on the ropes here! Joshua is on top!

Round 2BIG SHOT BY JOSHUA! ZHANG IS DOWN!

Round 2Joshua is probing Zhang for an opening.

Round 2Great left hook from Joshua!

End of Round 1Cautious start, but a late exchange helps Joshua to take a 3-1 lead after the first round!

Round 1Joshua lands the first meaningful blow.

11.32pmNext up: Zhang Zhilei (China) vs Anthony Joshua (Great Britain)

11.31pmDychko continues his serene progress with a 20-6 victory. He will be tough to beat.

11.17pmUp next: Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) vs Simon Kean (Canada)

11.15pmCammarelle is through, if unconvincingly. 14-13.

11.11pmCammarelle now leads 8-7.

11.04pmUninspiring opening round. 3-3.

11.00pmUp next: Mohammed Arjaoui (Morocco) vs Roberto Cammarelle (Italy)

10.59pmMedzhidov fights back to secure his place in the semi-finals of the super heavyweight tournament!

10.52pmA strong round from Omarov sees him in the lead... but only by one point. Final round!

10.48pm4-4 after the first round, which was quite tight.

10.44pmUp next: Magomedrasul Medzhidov (Azerbaijan) vs Magomed Omarov (Russia)

10.43pmMurata has fought back amazingly while Kilicci tired dramatically. A double-whammy effect, which sees the Japanese fighter through to the semi-finals!

10.31pmKilicci leads 4-3.

10.27pmUp next: Adem Kilicci (Turkey) vs Ryota Murata (Japan)

10.25pmAtoev has won by five points, but no one can quite understand why...

10.19pmVijender trails by two. Final round.

10.14pmUp next: Abbos Atoev (Uzbekistan) vs Vijender (India)

10.13pmFalcao wins 14-10.

9.54pmUp next: Zoltan Harcsa (Hungary) vs Esquiva Falcao Florentino (Brazil)

9.54pmThat is the second guaranteed boxing medal for Team GB, following on from Luke Campbell. They will both be hoping to join James DeGale and the likes in the pantheon of British Olympic gold medallists.

9.52pmA brilliant performance from Ogogo, who is bursting with pride!

DecisionOGOGO WINS 15-10!

End of Round 3That's it! I smell another boxing medal for Team GB!

Round 3Ogogo makes one last stand and finds the mark with a couple of stiff shots!

Round 3The German is finishing strongly but Ogogo is tucking up. Not much is getting through.

Round 3Ogogo is battling hard but Hartel is asking some questions here...

Round 3Ogogo slips the German well before landing with a nice right hand.

End of Round 2Ogogo stretches his advantage by one point. He now leads 10-6.

Round 2Another nice left hook from Ogogo. He is putting some distance in now.

Round 2Great burst to the body from Ogogo!

Round 2A short exchange, which Ogogo perhaps gets the better of.

End of Round 1Ogogo takes a 5-2 lead after the first. He grew in stature as the round wore on.

Round 1Another speedy combination from Ogogo.

Round 1Great two-punch combination from Ogogo, before slipping a shot from the German.

Round 1Ogogo fires at Hartel, who is holding a high guard.

Round 1Hartel makes the better start. He fires at the body of Ogogo.

9.37pmA win will see Ogogo into the medals, but he faces a difficult challenge in Stefan Hartel, who beat Darren O'Neill in the last round.

9.30pmThe South Korean doubles his lead after the second.

9.25pmHan has made a decent start and leads 7-5.

9.19pmNext up: Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (Uzbekistan) vs Han Soonchul (South Korea)

9.18pmPetrauskas deservedly wins 16-14!

9.17pmPetrauskas fought very well, but was given another warning in the final round. This will be very close.

9.12pmPetrauskas now leads 12-9. Fearless stuff from the Lithuanian!

9.08pmPetrauskas leads by one, despite incurring a warning. Fast tempo from the Lituanian.

9.02pmNext up: Domenico Valentino (Italy) vs Evaldas Petrauskas (Lithuania)

9.01pmThe Cuban guarantees at least a bronze medal with a 19-11 victory.

8.55pmToledo stretches his lead by one point.

8.50pmToledo takes a 5-3 lead.

8.45pmNext up: Gani Zhailauov (Kazakhstan) vs Yasnier Toledo Lopez (Cuba)

8.44pmLomachenko books his place in the semis with a 14-9 win.

8.38pmThe Ukrainian adds another point to his advantage.

8.34pmLomachenko seems like he is toying with Verdejo. He has taken a 5-3 lead.

8.29pmVerdejo has not looked too bad in this competition though and could spring a surprise tonight.

8.26pmLomachenko looked formidable in his opening bout and is probably the favourite for gold in this weight class.

8.23pmFirst up: Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) vs Felix Verdejo Sanchez (Puerto Rico)

8.21pmWelcome back!

4.52pmThe last bout of the evening session features Anthony Joshua's super heavyweight tussle with Zhang Zhilei of China.

4.51pmTeam GB's Anthony Ogogo faces Stefan Hartel of Germany for a place in the last four and on the podium. That gets underway at around 9.30pm.

4.50pmThat is the end of the afternnon session at the ExCel Centre. Join us from 8.30pm tonight as the men's quarter-finals continue.

4.49pmOgoke bows out 18-8. She continued to plug away in the final round but could not really get near the Russian.

4.42pmTorlopova has taken a 10-4 lead after two rounds.

4.38pm3-3 after the first.

4.34pmUp next: Edith Okoge (Nigeria) vs Nadezda Torlopova (Russia)

4.33pmThe Chinese fighter progresses 17-14.

4.27pmLi comes back stongly and now leads 7-5.

4.21pmSpencer leads 3-2.

4.18pmNext up: Mary Spencer (Canada) vs Li Jinzi (China)

4.16pmFightback complete! 18-14 to Shields!

4.11pmIt's level! Final round!

4.08pmShields has closed the gap to just one point.

4.04pmLaurell leads 4-2 after the first round.

3.58pmNext up: Anna Laurell (Sweden) vs Claressa Shields (United States)

DecisionVolnova wins 16-12!

End of Round 4It is going to be close but I think Marshall could be heading out...

Round 4Volnova is beginning to hold. Marshall is trying desperately to shake her off and score some points.

Round 4Marshall lands two great punches!

Round 4Marshall has started fast in this final round. She is really chasing it now.

End of Round 3There is nothing of any real note being landed by either fighter. Volnova is doing well to frustrate Marshall. The Kazakh leads by two entering the final round.

Round 3The Kazakh is frustrating Marshall.

End of Round 2A good left jab to finish the round from Marshall. Scores still tied at 7-7.

Round 2Marshall is producing the cleaner work. A lot of the fight is being contested on the inside.

Round 2Marshall lands nicely with the right.

End of Round 1The fighters opened up as the round went on but there is nothing to seperate the pair. 4-4

Round 1Cautious start...

3.42pmNext up: Savannah Marshall (Great Britain) vs Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan)

3.42pmThe Russian wins 22-4.

3.40pmOchigava has dominated this contest and leads by 13 points.

3.31pmOchigava takes a 4-1 lead.

3.26pmNext up: Alexis Pritchard (New Zealand) vs Sofya Ochigava (Russia)

3.25pmAraujo came under pressure in the final round but hung on to claim a 16-12 victory.

3.21pmOubtil has cut the gap to two points now. Final round!

3.18pmAruajo stretches her lead by one point.

3.14pmAraujo jumps into a 4-3 lead after the first round.

3.11pmNext up: Mahjouba Oubtil (Morocco) vs Adriana Araujo (Brazil)

3.10pmChorieva wins through 13-8.

3.05pmChorieva leads by two points now. Final round.

2.55pmUp next: Dong Cheng (China) vs Mavzuna Chorieva (Tajikistan)

DecisionTaylor wins 26-15!

End of Round 4That's it! Valiant effort from Jonas but Taylor has won this one.

Round 4The referee gives Jonas another standing count after a big right hand from Taylor.

Round 4This fight has been fought at such a rapid pace.

Round 4Jonas is trying to fire through Taylor's tight guard but nothing is getting through.

Round 4Taylor lands a nice body to head combination.

End of Round 3Taylor extends her lead to 19-11.

Round 3Jonas is struggling to cope with Taylor's intensity and is falling further behind.

Round 3Taylor is starting to get on top more now, but Jonas is still working away.

Round 3Jonas is working hard but Taylor is matching her. A burst of punches from the Irish fighter forces a standing count.

End of Round 2Even round. 10-7. Third round.

Round 2Good right from Jonas, who is perhaps getting the better of the round. But Taylor replies with a three-punch combination.

Round 2Jonas stays out of range and then launches with a fantastic left that rocks Taylor!

Round 2Jonas does some work on the inside as she looks to rough Taylor up.

End of Round 1Taylor takes a 5-2 lead after the first. Jonas is not out of it, but it is the Irish fighter who has made the better start. Very fast hands.

Round 1Fast start from both fighters, who engage each other from the first bell. Taylor gets through with the better work. Jonas comes back with a nice straight left.

2.38pmThe crowd are giving these two fighters a big reception.

2.37pmThis is a massive fight. Katie Taylor and Natasha Jonas. Ireland against Great Britain. Arguably the two best fighters in the division. Let's get ready to rumbleeeeeee!

2.35pmNext up: Katie Taylor (Ireland) vs Natasha Jonas (Great Britain)

2.34pmAdams wins 16-7... but even that does not really tell the story of her dazzling display.

2.29pmThe crowd are loving this - 11-5 to Adams and she is really putting on a display here!

2.26pmAnother great round for Adams. She leads 5-3 now. Third round.

2.23pmAdams takes a 2-1 but it was a great start from her.

2.20pmNext up: Stoyka Petrova (Bulgaria) vs Nicola Adams (Great Britain)

2.18pmKom wins 15-6.

2.11pm5-3 to Kom after the second, but it is a bit scrappy. Neither woman is ladning particularly effectively, but it is the Indian who is getting the better of her opponent.

2.07pmKom takes a 2-1 lead.

2.04pmNext up: Maroua Rahali (Tunisia) vs Mary Kom (India)

2.03pmEsparza wins 24-16. A great performance from the America, who was put under some pressure in the final round.

1.54pmIt's 14-6 now and Esparza is dominating.

1.50pmEsparza takes an 8-4 lead.

1.45pmNext up: Karlha Magliocco (Venezuela) vs Marlen Esparza (United States)

1.45pmRen wins every round by a single point to take a 12-7 verdict.

1.42pmRen has won every round by one point and looks like she will be booking her place in the semi-finals.

1.34pmRen leads 2-1 after the first round.

1.32pmWelcome to day 10! First up: Ren Cancan (China) vs Elena Savelyeva (Russia)


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