Yoenlis Hernandez achieves ninth Cuban victory in the World Boxing Championship

Yoenlis Hernandez achieves ninth Cuban victory in the World Boxing Championship
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30 October 2021
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Havana, October 30 (RHC)-- In another excellent performance, middleweight Yoenlis Hernandez unanimously defeated Turkey's Birol Aygün today to score his second win and Cuba's ninth at the World Boxing Championships held at the Stark Arena in Belgrade, capital of Serbia.

The Camagüeyan was very fast with his legs and hands on the boxing ring, and based his tactical plan on the use of his powerful jab combined with right straight punches, especially to his opponent's face. In addition, he was able to repel the onslaught of the fiery Birol, of very little boxing ABC, and also hit him on the counter punch.

The judges appreciated his greater dominance and gave him 5-0 scores (triple 30-27 and double (30-26).

In his next presentation on November 1st, the Agramontino medium will face Sumit from India in the round of 16. Also today, two-time world champion and Olympic titleholder Andy Cruz (63.5), who will have to defeat Brazilian Nicollas de Jesus by any means.

So far, Cuba has a record of nine wins and two losses, and still has six active fighters left.

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