Result: Vasyl Lomachenko secures semi-final spot

Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko is through to the semi-finals of the lightweight division thanks to a victory over Puerto Rico's Felix Verdejo Sanchez.

Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko has guaranteed himself at least a bronze medal with a five-point victory over Puerto Rico's Felix Verdejo Sanchez.

Lomachenko looked comfortable inside the ring and dictated the pace of the bout from the first bell, landing some strong shots to take a 5-3 lead.

Verdejo was putting up a decent fight but the Ukrainian was controlling the contest. He extended his lead by a point as they entered the final three minutes.

The Puerto Rican tried to press the issue in the final round but could not get near Lomachenko, who cruised to a 14-9 verdict.

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