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Rio 2016 Olympics boxing live coverage: Day 13 (August 18)

The 13th day of Olympic boxing in Rio will feature the men’s light heavyweight gold medal match.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

We’re nearing the end of the journey in Rio, with just a few days of boxing left. Today, we’ll see semifinal fights for the women’s flyweights, men’s bantamweights, and men’s middleweights, and a gold medal match at men’s light heavyweight between the clear two best fighters we’ve seen in that division.

Women’s flyweight (51kg) - Semifinals

  • 1:00 pm: Nicola Adams (Great Britain) vs Cancan Ren (China)
  • 1:15 pm: Ingrid Valencia (Colombia) vs Sarah Ourahmoune (France)

Men’s bantamweight (56kg) - Semifinals

Men’s middleweight (75kg) - Semifinals

  • 2:00 pm: Arlen López (Cuba) vs Kamran Shakhsuvarly (Azerbaijan)
  • 2:15 pm: Misael Rodríguez (México) vs Bektemier Melikuziev (Uzbekistan)

Men’s light heavyweight (81kg) - FINAL

  • 2:30 pm: Julio César la Cruz (Cuba) vs Adilbek Niyazymbetov (Kazakhstan)

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