AIBA World Boxing Championships Baku 2011 Semifinals: Warren loses; Saludar no free ticket to London

8 10 2011
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Men’s Flyweight (-52Kg)

Misha ALOIAN (1)  17 – 13  Raushee WARREN (4)

2009 World Championship Bronze medalist Misha Aloian of Russia won a close fight against soon-to-be three time Olympian Raushee Warren of the Unites States, 17-13. Warren’s loss means that the Philippines only got one automatic slot to the London Olympics via Mark Anthony Saludar.

Jasurbek LATIPOV  15 – 21  Andrew SELBY (10)

Andrew Selby showed why he was seeded in this tournament as beat Jasurbek Latipov, the only unseeded flyweight semifinalist here in Baku.

Men’s Lightweight (-60Kg)

Domenico VALENTINO (1)  11 – 17  Vasyl LOMACHENKO

2009 World Championships Featherweight gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko beat 2009 World Championships Lightweight champion Domenico Valentino of Italy. The top seeded Italian got the short end of an 11-17 score. Lomachenko will try to win a gold medal in a different division.


Yasnier TOLEDO (3)  21 – 9  Gani ZHAILAUOV 

3rd seeded Yasnier Toledo of Cuba upended Kazakhstan’s Gani Zhailaouv, 21-9. Toledo is starting to show that he will be one of Cuba’s gold medal hopefuls in 2012. He is one of the 7 Cubans who got a spot in the 2012 games.

Men’s Welterweight (-69Kg)

Serik SAPIYEV  8 – 2 RET  Egidijus KAVALIAUSKAS

Serik Sapayek gets a chance of a third World championship gold medal as his opponent Edigijus Kavaliauskas retired.

Taras SHELESTYUK  15 – 12  Krishan VIKAS 

Taras Shelestyuk won a close match against India’s rising star Krishan Vikas, 15-12.

Men’s Light Heavyweight (-81Kg)

Egor MEKHONTSEV (1)  15 – 21  Julio la CRUZ

Cuban Julio de la Cruz Peraza’s magnificent tournament as he beat Egor MEKHONTSEV of Russia, the tournament’s top seed and defending gold medalist. La Cruz was never even seeded in the tournament yet he advanced further than his more fancied teammates.

Adilbek NIYAZYMBETOV  11 – 9  Elshod RASULOV (7)

Elshod Rasulov fell to Adilbek NIYAZYMBETOV, 9-11.  NIYAZYMBETOV is also of the surprising finalists in Baku 2011.

Men’s Super Heavyweight (+91Kg)

Anthony JOSHUA  4 – 1 RSCI  Erik PFEIFER

Anthony Josua of England won the battle of unexpected semifinalists with German Erik Pfeifer in an abbreviated fashion. Joshua’s win gave Italian World and Olympic champion Robert Cammarelle a free ticket to the 2012 London Olympics.

Ivan DYCHKO  9 – 16  Magomedrasul MEDZHIDOV (2)

Surprising second seed Magomedrasul MEDZHIDOV of Azerbaijan continue to justify his seeding from critics as he advance to the finals by beating Kazakhstan’s Ivan Dychko.



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