Great Britain’s Anthony Joshua earned a hard-fought victory over Cuba’s Erislandy Savon to progress to the final-eight of the super-heavyweight boxing division at the London Olympics. Joshua clinched the match 17-16 after Savon dominated the opening exchanges, according to ESPN. Joshua’s next bout will be against China’s Zhilei Zhang, who stopped Australia’s Johan Linde in the second round.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2012.
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