Rio Olympics 2016: Joshua Buatsi Wins Boxing Gains Bronze But Loses In Semi-Final

Joshua Buatsi Wins Boxing Gains Bronze
September 20, 2016

The 23-year-old Londoner lost on points in the semi-finals to Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov, who picked him off the range displayed a classy performance. Defeated semi-finalists do not fight again and both receive bronze medals. Buatsi secured stoppages in his first two fights, and gave Algeria’s Abdelhafid Benchabla two standing counts in the quarter-finals. After that quarter-final victory, he revealed former five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr had told him he…