Result: Magomed Omarov overcomes Magomedrasul Medzhidov

Russia's Magomed Omarov beats Magomedrasul Medzhidov of Azerbaijan to a place in the semi-finals of the super heavyweight division.

Azerbaijan's Magomedrasul Medzhidov has defeated Magomed Omarov of Russia by three points in the super heavyweight division.

Both men started well and notched up the points with some decent scoring shots. However, it was Omarov who took the lead in the second.

He began pounding away at the guard of the Azeri, who was beginning to feel the pace.

The Russian was now starting to find his range with his big left hand. He wobbled Medzhidov with some powerful shots to edge one point in front.

Omarov threw a straight right hand that penetrated Medzhidov's guard and rocked his head back early in the third. The Azeri tried to reply but could not find his accuracy.

Medzhidov produced a rousing finish and the judges felt that was enough to earn a 17-14 victory.

Share this article now:
New boxing generic
Read Next:
Result: Omarov dominates Breazeale
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account