By Jose Alejandro Rodriguez Zas
In one of the most awaited matches today by Cuban boxing fans, two boxers from West India participated in an exciting semi-final match in the 86 kg division of the World Boxing Championship.
With a ticket to the final in dispute and a $50,000 prize on the table, Cuban boxers Hersh Ruiz (12-11) And Lauren Berto AlphonseNS (27-11), the latter representing Azerbaijan, went out to the Stark Arena in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, to try to beat their rival and not go home without the pleasure of discussing the world crown for their division.
In a sample of greater experience, style, and style trained in the Cuban boxing school, Alfonso got the best part in the fight and beat Ruiz 4-1 decision by the judges (30-27, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 and 27- 30), both Cubans embrace in the middle of the ring in a show of mutual respect, at the end of the fight
Pinero Ruiz was looking for Lauren in the ring the entire time the fight went on and he sold the defeat so expensive, that, at times, he held the threads of the fight. However, Alfonso always found a way to thwart Hirish and in the face of a boxing reaction, he managed to influence the Cuban actor’s anatomy with very few blows, but just enough to win the fight in an unquestionable fashion, at his discretion. .
Perhaps the first round was the most even of all and got a 3-2 vote for Alfonso, but from now on Hirish, the least experienced boxer in the Cuban team, lost his effectiveness in striking, although he never stopped shooting and in the win, Which was rewarded at times by the judges, who watched the second round evenly, with 3-2 for the Azerbaijani Cuban.
Up to that point, Alfonso had an advantage on two judges scorecards, Hirish had the referee’s approval and two had watched the fight evenly, so in the third round the winner would be decided. After that, Alfonso once again made use of his experience and finished Ruiz in the final round, maintaining his style and taking advantage of slight signs of fatigue on Al Pinheiro’s part.
The judges voted in the third round 4-1 in favor of Lauren, who will face the Brazilian in the final keno x Verses (24-9) In search of the crown of the world 86 kilograms. Meanwhile, Ruiz finished with a well-deserved bronze medal and $25,000 in prizes.
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Without further ado, I leave you with this interesting fight between Cuban boxers Hirish Ruiz against Lauren Alfonso in the 86 kg category. full swing You will continue to monitor the performance of Cuban boxers in this World Cup and all information can be found at this link.
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