News | Aug 20 2015

Cuba sweep into the American Confederation Boxing Championships

Host nation Venezuela eliminate core of the USA team
Julio La Cruz

CUBA swept into the American Confederation Boxing Championships with their customary aplomb, winning all their bouts so far in Venezuela.

Welterweight Roniel Iglesias, a 2012 Olympic gold medallist, beat Guyana’s Lester Martinez Tut, winning every round for all three judges. Top lightweight Lazaro Alvarez defeat Dominica’s Elvis Rodriguez by the same scores.

Classy light-heavyweight Julio La Cruz outpointed Carlos Mina, winning unanimously.

 

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