Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/23/14
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Day nine of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games and the evening session at the ExCeL Arena hosted the action once again with the Men's Bantamweight (56kg) and Heavyweight (91kg) quarter-finals taking place before a capacity crowd. Cuban southpaw Lazaro Alvarez Estrada, the top seed in the Bantamweight (56kg) draw, faced Robenilson Vieira de Jesus of Brazil in the first of the quarter-finals. The Brazilian orthodox fighter started off furiously, throwing the jab then the quick one-two to impressively outscore the 21-year-old reigning AIBA World Champion. In the second, the favorite stepped up the pace and looked to impose himself, pummeling his rival with some quality left straights and quick combinations to take a one point advantage going into the second. The third round, saw the Cuban connect again with that straight left with 23-year-old Vieira de Jesus also working hard but Alvarez Estrada had too much in his arsenal as he dominated the final round to win 16:11. It was ...
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