Amateur | News | Premium | Oct 09 2015

Sean McComb loses decision to Albert Selimov

John Dennen rounds up the key results from the fourth day of the World championships in Doha
Sean McComb
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IRELAND’S light-heavyweight Joe Ward defeated Ukraine’s Oleksandr Khyzhniak on the fourth day of the World championships in Doha. Ward, a highly successful international despite his young age (he’s still only 22), won 29-28 for all three judges.

Albert Selimov, once Russian who now boxes for Azerbaijan, took a split decision against Irish lightweight Sean McComb.

British super-heavyweight Joe Joyce overcame Morocco’s Mohammed Arjaoui by unanimous decision. GB 52kgs Muhammad Ali took a highly impressive victory over experience Italian Vincenzo Picardo, winning a split decision. Welsh lightweight Joe Cordina took a wide unanimous win over North Korea’s Choi Guk Kwon. British 69kgs Josh Kelly also took a clear unanimous victory over New Zealand’s Joshua Nyika.


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