Olympics 2012 Boxing Results - Light Heavyweights: Gvozdyk Dominant, Rouzbahani and Bravo Score Comeback Wins (Updated Brackets)

Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk was the standout performer in the afternoon light heavyweight session from London.

The light heavyweights have finished up in London, and here are the results from the afternoon session of round one. Updated brackets at the bottom.

[ Early Results: Flyweight / Light Heavyweight ]
[ Afternoon Results:
Flyweight ]

Light Heavyweight (178 lbs/81kg)

Carlos Gongora (Ecuador) def. Vatan Huseynli (Azerbaijan), 9-8: Basically, Gongora survived a bad third round, as he came into it leading 7-4. He looked solid through two, but Huseynli scored a standing eight in the third and nearly roared back for the win. Huseynli reached the Olympics with a highly controversial win over Great Britain's Callum Smith. Gongora moves on to face Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan.

Ehsan Rouzbahani (Iran) def. Jeysson Monroy (Colombia), 12-10: Nice comeback win for Rouzbahani, who trailed after one, tied it after two, and won the third round 4-2 to take the victory. Wasn't a particularly strong fight, honestly, and Monroy sort of gave it away. Neither had notable style.

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (Ukraine) def. Mikhail Dauhaliavets (Belarus), 18-10: Gvozdyk started slow in the first, but turned it up big in the latter two rounds, and took over. Dauhaliavets gave a big effort but he just wasn't in the same class. Gvozdyk showed some really nice counter-punching ability.

Osmar Bravo (Nicaragua) def. Bosko Draskovich (Montenegro), 16-11: Both fighters are the only boxers representing their country, and it was a hell of a fight. Draskovic started well, leading 5-2 after one, but the reckless Bravo came back well and evened it up at seven after two, and then just put the hammer down in the third, earning a standing eight and clearly taking the fight.

Enrico Kolling (Germany) def. Christian Donfack (Cameroon), 15-6: Kolling was just a better class of fighter. Donfack was all effort, but didn't get through enough. Kolling had a nice, tight guard and cut off pretty much everything Donfack threw at him, and Donfack threw plenty.

Light Heavyweight (178 lbs/81kg)

Julio Cesar La Cruz (Cuba) vs Ihab Almatbouli (Jordan)
Yamaguchi Falcao (Brazil) vs Fanlong Meng (China)

Elshod Rasulov (Uzbekistan) vs Yahia El Mekachari (Tunisia)
Damien Hooper (Australia) vs Egor Mekhontcev (Russia)

Carlos Gongora (Ecuador) vs Adilbek Niyazymbetov (Kazakhstan)
Bahram Muzaffer (Turkey) vs Ehsan Rouzbahani (Iran)

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (Ukraine) vs Osmar Bravo (Nicaragua)
Abdelhafid Benchabla (Algeria) vs Enrico Kolling (Germany)

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