For the second consecutive day, no Americans are seeing action at the Rio Olympics.
In today’s morning session, UK light flyweight Galal Yafai was defeated 2-1 by Cuban Joahnys Argilagos. It was the first loss in the tournament by Team GB. Galal is the younger brother of world rated pro super flyweight Kal Yafai.
Irish light flyweight Patrick Barnes lost 2-1 to Spain’s Samuel Carmona Heredia.
Competing in his fourth Olympics, two-time silver medal winner Clemente Russo of Italy defeated Tunisian Hassen Chaktami 3-0 in heavyweight action.