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LIVE BLOG Super-heavyweight Joe Joyce fights for Olympic medal

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John Dennen is ringside at Riocentro as Joe Joyce and Joshua Buatsi box for Great Britain

IT’S a hugely significant night for the British boxing team at the Olympic Games. Light-heavyweight Joshua Buatsi boxes in the semi-final against Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov at 6.30pm in Brazil, 10.30pm in the UK. Then super-heavyweight Joe Joyce boxes for an Olympic medal. His quarter-final pits him against Uzbekistan’s Bakhodir Jalolov. Expect that at 6.45pm in Brazil, 10.45pm in the UK.

John Dennen is ringside at Riocentro, Pavillion Six for the action.

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