Boxer Lacruz at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS no match against well-liked Alvarez
Enrico Lacruz is on Monday failed to qualify for the quarter-finals at the world CHAMPIONSHIP boxing in Hamburg. He went in the second round of the class up to 60 pounds down against the triple world champion Lazaro Alvarez Estrada.
The 23-year-old Arnhemmer fought bravely, and sought often the attack, but had little influence against the Cuban, who in Hamburg is the undisputed titelfavoriet. The judges gave Alvarez all the victory: 5-0.
Alvarez is not only a triple world champion, he also won two times the bronze medal at the Olympic Games. That he did in London and Rio de Janeiro.
Lacruz, who is trained by Hennie van Bemmel, had Saturday in the first round, have won the American Delante Johnson.
By the switch-off of Lacruz, Roy Korving still the only Dutchman in the tournament. Previously, it was also Max van der Pas is disabled. Korving is on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the class above 91 kilos, against the Uzbek Sanjar Tursunov.