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WATCH: UB boxer Marcial knocks out Darchinyan in 1st round, secures bronze medal

Photo Courtesy || Tokyo Olympics

Cordillera - Another University of Baguio (UB) boxer Eumir Marcial has secured a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympic when he defeated Arman Darchinyan of Armenia via technical knockout in the men's middleweight quarterfinals on Sunday, 1st August 2021 in Japan.

In just 53 seconds left in the first round, Marcial delivered a powerful right hook that flattens Darchinyan on the canvas.

The win assured Marcial a gold medal for the Philippines, bringing the country's count to 3 medals, with Nesthy Petecio, another UB student, assured of a silver or gold medal for her coming bout on August 3. 



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