Bakhodir Jalolov (Bakhodir Jalolov) defeated Richard Torrez (Richard Torrez) in the explosive super heavyweight finals, thus extending the United States’ 17-year Olympic boxing gold medal waiting time.
The Uzbekistan fighter was injured by Torrez’s fierce attack in the first round, but it had a long-term impact on the Californians before Tokyo won by a unanimous 5-0 decision.
Djalolov caused a disastrous knockout for Torres when he won the 2019 World Championships, but when they reignited the competition, he endured the early panic.
When Torrez entered the range to unload the cycle punch, the left hand of the overhand made Jalolov’s leg stiff, as his resistance ability was tested.
But Djalolov established his authority in the second game because his powerful left hand opened an entry point and enforced the scoring for Torrez, who also dunked for using the head. one cent.
Torrez tried desperately to make a final shot in the third quarter, although Djalolov got out of range in the last few minutes and became the Olympic champion.
Davis is defeated by Cruz
Keshaun Davis earlier failed to win the gold medal for the US team because he lost to Cuba’s Andy Cruz by a unanimous 4-1 decision in the lightweight finals.
Davis quickly established his accurate jab in the first round, but Cruz responded with a crisp counterattack.
To improve the tempo, Davis slammed Cruz with a short right hand to create a tight ending.
But Cruz’s fuzzy fists broke Davis’ defense in the final round as the two-time world amateur champion added an Olympic gold medal to his impressive medal collection.