Live Commentary: Olympic boxing - day nine as it happened

Luke Campbell
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Sports Mole's live text commentary of day nine of the Olympic boxing.

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

The women take centre stage in today's afternoon session, which features Team GB's Natasha Jonas. She takes on Quanita Underwood of the United States at around 2.30pm.

The evening session sees the first of the men's quarter-finals taking place in the bantamweight division, with Luke Campbell stepping into the ring with Bulgaria's Detelin Dalakliev for a place in the last four.

Eight heavyweights will also be battling for a guaranteed medal.

Please note that the action gets underway at 1.30pm.

Full list of bouts:

Women's flyweight: (1.30pm)

Elena Savelyeva (Russia) vs Kim Hye Song (North Korea)
Erica Matos (Brazil) vs Karlha Magliocco (Venezuela)
Karolina Michalczuk (Poland) vs Mary Kom (India)
Stoyka Petrova (Bulgaria) vs Siona Fernandes (New Zealand)

Women's lightweight: (2.30pm)

Quanitta Underwood (United States) vs Natasha Jonas (Great Britain)
Mihaela Lacatus (Romania) vs Dong Cheng (China)
Adriana Araujo (Brazil) vs Saida Khassenov (Kazakhstan)
Alexis Pritchard (New Zealand) vs Rim Jouini (Tunisia)

Women's middleweight: (3.30pm)

Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan) vs Elizabeth Andiego (Kenya)
Anna Laurell (Sweden) vs Naomi-Lee Fischer-Rasmussen (Australia)
Roseli Feitosa (Brazil) vs Li Jinzi (China)
Yelena Vystropova (Azerbaijan) vs Edith Ogoke (Nigeria)

Men's bantamweight: (8.30pm)

Lazaro Alvarez (Cuba) vs Robenilson Vieira (Brazil)
John Joe Nevin (Ireland) vs Oscar Valdez (Mexico)
Luke Campbell (Great Britain) vs Detelin Dalakliev (Bulgaria)
Mohamed Amine Ouadahi (Algeria) vs Satoshi Shimizu (Japan)

Men's heavyweight: (10.30pm)

Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) vs Artur Beterbiev (Russia)
Tervel Pulev (Bulgaria) vs Yamil Peralta (Argentina)
Teymur Mammadov (Azerbaijan) vs Siarhei Karneyeu (Belarus)
Jose Larduet (Cuba) vs Clemente Russo (Italy)


10.58pmGoodnight folks!

10.57pmThe men's light, middle and super heavyweights will battle to guarantee at least a bronze medal, while the women's tournament continues. So join us again tomorrow from 1.30pm for day 10.

10.55pmDay nine comes to a close at the ExCel Centre. Thanks for joining us here at Sports Mole.

10.50pmRusso takes a 12-10 verdict. Poor contest due to negative tactics from the Italian.

10.43pmRusso is 9-7 in front heading into the last.

10.32pmNext up: Jose Larduet (Cuba) vs Clemente Russo (Italy)

10.31pmMammadov has won on a countback, but he was absolutely out on his feet by the end of it.

10.24pmMammadov leads 15-13. Final round.

10.16pmOn now: Teymur Mammadov (Azerbaijan) vs Siarhei Karneyeu (Belarus)

10.14pmPulev takes the semi-final spot. 13-10 to the Bulgarian.

10.08pmPulev gets his nose in front. 8-6

10.02pmIt's 3-3 after the first round between Pulev and Peralta.

9.57pmUp next: Tervel Pulev (Bulgaria) vs Yamil Peralta (Argentina)

9.56pmUsyk has emerged victorious by a 17-13 scoreline.

9.39pmUp next: Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) vs Artur Beterbiev (Russia)

9.37pmShimizu has rescued a 17-15 win! Another strong finish from the man from Japan!

9.25pmOuadahi goes ahead 4-3 after the first round.

9.19pmOn next: Mohamed Amine Ouadahi (Algeria) vs Satoshi Shimizu (Japan)

9.18pmLUKE CAMPBELL WINS 16-15!

9.17pmGreat final round from Campbell! I think he has turned this around. An 'a' for effort!

9.13pm5-5 second round! Campbell trails by one, final round!

9.09pmDalakliev takes the lead - 4-3 after the first.

9.05pmOn now: Luke Campbell (Great Britain) vs Detelin Dalakliev (Bulgaria)

9.01pm19-13 for Nevin!

9.00pmNevin had to hand on there! He came under immense pressure... decision time!

8.56pmNevin has now got his nose in front. He leads 12-9. Final round!

8.51pmGreat first round from Nevin, but it is 5-5. I thought Nevin did more than enough to take a lead into the second.

8.47pmI have been impressed with Nevin so far in this competition. He is certainly well supported at the ExCel...

8.46pmNext up: John Joe Nevin (Ireland) vs Oscar Valdez (Mexico)

8.45pmAlvarez wins 16-11, guaranteeing himself at least a bronze medal from these Olympics. Well done, Sir...

8.40pmAlvarez resoponds to take the second round 7-4. He now leads 10-9 and is coming on strong.

8.34pmVieira has won the first round 5-3.

8.17pmAlvarez did well to defeat Joseph Diaz Jnr in the last round. The American was more than a worthy competitor.

8.16pmWelcome back for the evening session! First up in the first bantamweight quarter-final: Lazaro Alvarez (Cuba) vs Robenilson Vieira (Brazil)

5.00pmThat fantastic bout brings this historic Olympic boxing session to a close. Join us from 8.30pm when the men's quarter-finals begin. Luke Campbell will be hoping to follow in Natasha Jonas's footsteps when he takes on Detelin Dalakliev.

4.58pmOgoke has caused a major shock with a 14-12 win!

4.49pmBetter round from Vystropova sees her get back to within one point of the Nigerian.

4.43pmOgoke has doubled her lead now. She leads 8-4!

4.41pmOgoke takes a 4-2 lead over Vystropova with some powerful hitting.

4.38pmOn now: Yelena Vystropova (Azerbaijan) vs Edith Ogoke (Nigeria)

4.37pmLi wins through 19-14. Feitosa came on strong in the final round but could not eat away at her considerable deficit.

4.20pmNext up: Roseli Feitosa (Brazil) vs Li Jinzi (China)

4.19pmLaurell wins 24-17.

4.14pmThe Swede has stretched her lead to five as they enter the last round.

4.11pmLaurell has withstood some early pressure from the Aussie to take a 10-7 lead after two rounds.

4.03pmNext up: Anna Laurell (Sweden) vs Naomi-Lee Fischer-Rasmussen (Australia)

4.03pmVolnova wins 20-11 to advance to the quarter-final.

3.47pmNext up: Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan) vs Elizabeth Andiego (Kenya)

3.46pmPritchard wins 15-10.

3.43pmPritchard is now 11-8 in front, thanks mainly to the referee, who gave Jouini a public warning for failing to heed instructions.

3,38pmJouini leads 7-6 heading into the third round. She fought back from 4-3 down after the first.

3.32pmOn now: Alexis Pritchard (New Zealand) vs Rim Jouini (Tunisia)

3.28pmAraujo wins 16-14.

3.23pmAraujo leads 10-9 heading into the final round.

3.13pmNext up: Adriana Araujo (Brazil) vs Saida Khassenova (Kazakhstan)

3.12pmDong comfortably wins 10-5.

3.03pmDong has stretched her three-point advantage after the first to lead 5-2 at the midway stage.

2.57pmNext up: Mihaela Lacatus (Romania) vs Dong Cheng (China)

2.56pmJonas wins 21-13! - Fantastic stuff from both fighters!

2.50pm13-9 to Jonas heading into the final round!

2.47pmJonas takes a 6-5 lead!

2.44pmUnderwood takes a 4-3 lead after the first round.

2.39pmNext up: Quanitta Underwood (United States) vs Natasha Jonas (Great Britain)

2.38pmPetrova shows class to defeat Fernandes by a 23-11 scoreline.

2.34pm16-9 to Petrova and victory looks all but sewn up.

2.31pmThe Bulgarian extends that advantage by one, but it was a better round from Fernandes.

2.27pmPetrova takes a 5-2 lead.

2.24pmNext up: Stoyka Petrova (Bulgaria) vs Siona Fernandes (New Zealand)

2.23pmKom wins 19-14 in what was a fantastic scrap.

2.14pmKom leads 8-7, but Michalczuk is coming forward with unrelenting pressure.

2.11pmIt is 3-3 after an intense first round.

2.05pmNext up:Karolina Michalczuk (Poland) vs Mary Kom (India)

2.04pmMagliocco takes a narrow 15-14 decision.

1.59pmA public warning for Matos means that Magliocco now leads 9-8. Final round.

1.55pmMatos has now taken a 5-4 lead after the second.

1.52pmMagliocco has started the stronger of the two and leads 3-2 after the first round.

1.47pmNext up: Erica Matos (Brazil) vs Karlha Magliocco (Venezuela)

1.46pmSavelyeva advances 12-9.

1.41pmAnother one-point round for Savelyeva. 9-6.

1.37pmThe Russian now leads 6-4. Final round.

1.34pmSavelyeva leads 3-2 after the first round.

1.29pmFirst up: Elena Savelyeva (Russia) vs Kim Hye Song (North Korea)

1.27pmHistory is being made today as women compete for the first time in the Olympic boxing tournament!

1.26pmWelcome to day nine!


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