Result: Michael Conlon battles into semi-finals

Ireland's Michael Conlon seals his place in the final four of the flyweight tournament courtesy of a victory over France's Nordine Oubaali.

Ireland's Michael Conlanhas has booked his place in the flyweight semi-finals with a four-point victory over France's Nordine Oubaali.

A high-scoring first round ended with the scores level at five points apiece as both fighters found their range early on.

The fighters could still not be separated after two rounds, which set up a nail-biting finish.

Oubaali began strongly in the final round and was landing more than the Irishman, who was struggling to cope with the Frenchman's intensity.

However, it was Conlon who finished the stronger, landing with a good burst of punches to put some points on the board.

It was a tight decision, but the judges sided with Conlon, who won through by a 22-18 scoreline.

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