Misael Rodriguez Secures Mexico’s First Medal Rio 2016

rodriguez box 2 By Francisco Romero

It is not over yet, yet boxer Misael Rodriguez has really safeguarded Mexico’s preliminary medal in the Rio 2016 Olympic Gamings.

Rodriguez defeated Egyptian Hosam Hussein Bakr Abdin, in the 75 kg. to take place to the semifinals.

Rodriguez will certainly run into the champion of the bout between India’s Vikas Krishan Yadavand Bektemir Melikuziev from Uzbekistan.

In a challenging battled fight the Mexican boxer was careful and also touchdown body strikes to his challenger. Abdin went right to Rodriguez’s head, but Rodriguez had the ability to remain clear of being punched.

During the 2nd round Rodriguez maintained penalizing Abdin with punches throught the body; in an aggravation relocation Abdin landed a reduced impact to Rodriguez.

The Third round belonged totally to the Rodriguez as he landed a series of right-handed strikes on Abdin’s body introducing him in opposite.

At the end of the fight Rodriguez won by consentaneous decision and a right for a semifinal match, therefore safeguarding a minimum of a bronze medal.

The last time Mexico won an Olympic medal in boxing likelied to Sydney 2000, Cristian Bejarano won a bronze medal in the lightweight division.

Incredibly preceeding the 2nd week of Olympic competitors, this is Mexico’s initial medal in the Rio 2016 Olympic Gamings.

In London 2012 Mexico won 7 medals.

With Rodriguez making sure an average Boxing is linked with diving with 13 total medals in Mexico’s Olympic competition record.

United States Boxing

The USA boxing group went down 2 difficult bouts on Monday.

American flyweight Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.) dropped his 2nd bout of the Olympic Gamings in a match-up with Uzbekistan’s Fazliddin Gaibnazarov.

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer (L.a, Calif.) contended in her second bout of the occasion on Monday additionally as well as lost a close choice in a hard-fought fight with Russia’s Anastasiia Beliakova.

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