Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/23/13
Today at the 2013 World Championships in Almaty, the quarterfinals began. Among the highlights of the action was Clemente Russo of Italy looking in good form today as he moved through to the semifinals, along with wins from big wins such as Andrew Selby and Domenico Valentino. Bouts of the session Everton Lopes of Brazil was impressive again at Light Welterweight against Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania. The Brazilian World Champion was taking on the Lithuanian hammer, whose right hand was developing something of a reputation around here coming into this bout. The variety of Lopes' techniques and his range of movement however caused Petrauskas problems throughout the first and the second rounds. He found it hard to close the gap on his taller and more mobile Brazilian opponent. Like in his last outing, the Brazilian seemed to relax more in the final round and boxed with his hands down a lot of the time. If you stop to think about it, doing this with an opponent with one punch knockout potential,
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