Sports Mole's live text commentary of day 10 of the Olympic boxing.
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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:
Ren Cancan ( ) vs Elena Savelyeva (Russia) China 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 ( ) vs Ireland (Great Britain) Natasha Jonas 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: (Great Britain) vs Marina Volnova ( Savannah Marshall ) 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 (
) vs Felix Verdejo Sanchez (Puerto Rico) Ukraine Gani Zhailauov (Kazakhstan) vs Yasnier Toledo Lopez (Cuba) Domenico Valentino (Italy) vs Evaldas Petrauskas (Lithuania) Fazliddin Gaibnazarov ( ) vs Han Soonchul (South Korea) Uzbekistan Men's middleweight: (Great Britain) vs Stefan Hartel (Germany) Anthony Ogogo 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 (
) vs Magomed Omarov (Russia) Azerbaijan Mohammed Arjaoui (Morocco) vs Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) vs Simon Kean (Canada) Zhang Zhilei (China) vs (Great Britain) Anthony Joshua 11.58pm That's all from us at Sports Mole tonight. Come back tomorrow! 11.57pm Andrew Selby faces a tought task in the form of talented Cuban Robeisy Ramirez, while Freddie Evans is up against Custio Clayton of Canada. 11.56pm Join us tomorrow for the men's fly and welterweight quarter-finals. We are starting at the later time of 8.30pm tomorrow. 11.54pm Day 10 is over and only Natasha Jonas has fallen to the very talented Katie Taylor of Ireland. 11.49pm He was the better fighter throughout and deserves his semi-final spot - regardless of what happened in his previous contest! 11.48pm Solid performance from Joshua, who rocked the Chinese fighter to his boots with a thunderous right hand in the second round. Round 3 Zhang is not putting his pedal to the metal, which is strange considering that he is the man who is well behind. Round 3 Joshua is seeing this contest out. He is untroubled and keeping his composure. Round 3 Joshua is pumping out the jab nicely. End of Round 2 That was a massive right hand! Joshua takes the round 8-6. Baffling... but he leads by four points. Final round! Round 2 The Chinese man is on the ropes here! Joshua is on top! Round 2 BIG SHOT BY JOSHUA! ZHANG IS DOWN! Round 2 Joshua is probing Zhang for an opening. Round 2 Great left hook from Joshua! End of Round 1 Cautious start, but a late exchange helps Joshua to take a 3-1 lead after the first round! Round 1 Joshua lands the first meaningful blow. 11.32pm Next up: Zhang Zhilei (China) vs Anthony Joshua (Great Britain) 11.31pm Dychko continues his serene progress with a 20-6 victory. He will be tough to beat. 11.17pm Up next: Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) vs Simon Kean (Canada) 11.15pm Cammarelle is through, if unconvincingly. 14-13. 11.04pm Uninspiring opening round. 3-3. 11.00pm Up next: Mohammed Arjaoui (Morocco) vs Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) 10.59pm Medzhidov fights back to secure his place in the semi-finals of the super heavyweight tournament! 10.52pm A strong round from Omarov sees him in the lead... but only by one point. Final round! 10.48pm 4-4 after the first round, which was quite tight. 10.44pm Up next: Magomedrasul Medzhidov (Azerbaijan) vs Magomed Omarov (Russia) 10.43pm Murata has fought back amazingly while Kilicci tired dramatically. A double-whammy effect, which sees the Japanese fighter through to the semi-finals! 10.27pm Up next: Adem Kilicci (Turkey) vs Ryota Murata (Japan) 10.25pm Atoev has won by five points, but no one can quite understand why... 10.19pm Vijender trails by two. Final round. 10.14pm Up next: Abbos Atoev (Uzbekistan) vs Vijender (India) 9.54pm Up next: Zoltan Harcsa (Hungary) vs Esquiva Falcao Florentino (Brazil) 9.54pm That 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. 9.52pm A brilliant performance from Ogogo, who is bursting with pride! Round 3 Ogogo makes one last stand and finds the mark with a couple of stiff shots! Round 3 The German is finishing strongly but Ogogo is tucking up. Not much is getting through. Round 3 Ogogo is battling hard but Hartel is asking some questions here... Round 3 Ogogo slips the German well before landing with a nice right hand. End of Round 2 Ogogo stretches his advantage by one point. He now leads 10-6. Round 2 Another nice left hook from Ogogo. He is putting some distance in now. Round 2 Great burst to the body from Ogogo! Round 2 A short exchange, which Ogogo perhaps gets the better of. End of Round 1 Ogogo takes a 5-2 lead after the first. He grew in stature as the round wore on. Round 1 Another speedy combination from Ogogo. Round 1 Great two-punch combination from Ogogo, before slipping a shot from the German. Round 1 Ogogo fires at Hartel, who is holding a high guard. Round 1 Hartel makes the better start. He fires at the body of Ogogo. 9.37pm A 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. 9.30pm The South Korean doubles his lead after the second. 9.25pm Han has made a decent start and leads 7-5. 9.19pm Next up: Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (Uzbekistan) vs Han Soonchul (South Korea) 9.18pm Petrauskas deservedly wins 16-14! 9.17pm Petrauskas fought very well, but was given another warning in the final round. This will be very close. 9.12pm Petrauskas now leads 12-9. Fearless stuff from the Lithuanian! 9.08pm Petrauskas leads by one, despite incurring a warning. Fast tempo from the Lituanian. 9.02pm Next up: Domenico Valentino (Italy) vs Evaldas Petrauskas (Lithuania) 9.01pm The Cuban guarantees at least a bronze medal with a 19-11 victory. 8.55pm Toledo stretches his lead by one point. 8.50pm Toledo takes a 5-3 lead. 8.45pm Next up: Gani Zhailauov (Kazakhstan) vs Yasnier Toledo Lopez (Cuba) 8.44pm Lomachenko books his place in the semis with a 14-9 win. 8.38pm The Ukrainian adds another point to his advantage. 8.34pm Lomachenko seems like he is toying with Verdejo. He has taken a 5-3 lead. 8.29pm Verdejo has not looked too bad in this competition though and could spring a surprise tonight. 8.26pm Lomachenko looked formidable in his opening bout and is probably the favourite for gold in this weight class. 8.23pm First up: Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) vs Felix Verdejo Sanchez (Puerto Rico) 4.52pm The last bout of the evening session features Anthony Joshua's super heavyweight tussle with Zhang Zhilei of China. 4.51pm Team 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. 4.50pm That is the end of the afternnon session at the ExCel Centre. Join us from 8.30pm tonight as the men's quarter-finals continue. 4.49pm Ogoke bows out 18-8. She continued to plug away in the final round but could not really get near the Russian. 4.42pm Torlopova has taken a 10-4 lead after two rounds. 4.34pm Up next: Edith Okoge (Nigeria) vs Nadezda Torlopova (Russia) 4.33pm The Chinese fighter progresses 17-14. 4.27pm Li comes back stongly and now leads 7-5. 4.18pm Next up: Mary Spencer (Canada) vs Li Jinzi (China) 4.16pm Fightback complete! 18-14 to Shields! 4.11pm It's level! Final round! 4.08pm Shields has closed the gap to just one point. 4.04pm Laurell leads 4-2 after the first round. 3.58pm Next up: Anna Laurell (Sweden) vs Claressa Shields (United States) End of Round 4 It is going to be close but I think Marshall could be heading out... Round 4 Volnova is beginning to hold. Marshall is trying desperately to shake her off and score some points. Round 4 Marshall lands two great punches! Round 4 Marshall has started fast in this final round. She is really chasing it now. End of Round 3 There 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 3 The Kazakh is frustrating Marshall. End of Round 2 A good left jab to finish the round from Marshall. Scores still tied at 7-7. Round 2 Marshall is producing the cleaner work. A lot of the fight is being contested on the inside. Round 2 Marshall lands nicely with the right. End of Round 1 The fighters opened up as the round went on but there is nothing to seperate the pair. 4-4 3.42pm Next up: Savannah Marshall (Great Britain) vs Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan) 3.40pm Ochigava has dominated this contest and leads by 13 points. 3.31pm Ochigava takes a 4-1 lead. 3.26pm Next up: Alexis Pritchard (New Zealand) vs Sofya Ochigava (Russia) 3.25pm Araujo came under pressure in the final round but hung on to claim a 16-12 victory. 3.21pm Oubtil has cut the gap to two points now. Final round! 3.18pm Aruajo stretches her lead by one point. 3.14pm Araujo jumps into a 4-3 lead after the first round. 3.11pm Next up: Mahjouba Oubtil (Morocco) vs Adriana Araujo (Brazil) 3.10pm Chorieva wins through 13-8. 3.05pm Chorieva leads by two points now. Final round. 2.55pm Up next: Dong Cheng (China) vs Mavzuna Chorieva (Tajikistan) End of Round 4 That's it! Valiant effort from Jonas but Taylor has won this one. Round 4 The referee gives Jonas another standing count after a big right hand from Taylor. Round 4 This fight has been fought at such a rapid pace. Round 4 Jonas is trying to fire through Taylor's tight guard but nothing is getting through. Round 4 Taylor lands a nice body to head combination. Round 3 Jonas is struggling to cope with Taylor's intensity and is falling further behind. Round 3 Taylor is starting to get on top more now, but Jonas is still working away. Round 3 Jonas is working hard but Taylor is matching her. A burst of punches from the Irish fighter forces a standing count. Round 2 Good right from Jonas, who is perhaps getting the better of the round. But Taylor replies with a three-punch combination. Round 2 Jonas stays out of range and then launches with a fantastic left that rocks Taylor! Round 2 Jonas does some work on the inside as she looks to rough Taylor up. End of Round 1 Taylor 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 1 Fast 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. 2.38pm The crowd are giving these two fighters a big reception. 2.37pm This 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! 2.35pm Next up: Katie Taylor (Ireland) vs Natasha Jonas (Great Britain) 2.34pm Adams wins 16-7... but even that does not really tell the story of her dazzling display. 2.29pm The crowd are loving this - 11-5 to Adams and she is really putting on a display here! 2.26pm Another great round for Adams. She leads 5-3 now. Third round. 2.23pm Adams takes a 2-1 but it was a great start from her. 2.20pm Next up: Stoyka Petrova (Bulgaria) vs Nicola Adams (Great Britain) 2.11pm 5-3 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. 2.04pm Next up: Maroua Rahali (Tunisia) vs Mary Kom (India) 2.03pm Esparza wins 24-16. A great performance from the America, who was put under some pressure in the final round. 1.54pm It's 14-6 now and Esparza is dominating. 1.50pm Esparza takes an 8-4 lead. 1.45pm Next up: Karlha Magliocco (Venezuela) vs Marlen Esparza (United States) 1.45pm Ren wins every round by a single point to take a 12-7 verdict. 1.42pm Ren has won every round by one point and looks like she will be booking her place in the semi-finals. 1.34pm Ren leads 2-1 after the first round. 1.32pm Welcome to day 10! First up: Ren Cancan (China) vs Elena Savelyeva (Russia)
Jonas ready for fight of her life