photo by Coach Jeaneth Aro

Cagayan de Oro pride Carlo Paalam stunned former Asian boxing champion Termitas Zhussopov of Kazakhstan with a 4-1 decision to advance to the semifinals of the ongoing Asian Games boxing tournament held at Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Paalam showed aggressiveness throughout the fight to earn the nod of 4 of the 5 judges. See the official result below.

photo by Marcus Jarwin Manalo

With the win, Paalam is now assured of at least a bronze medal. He now faces Amit of India who is a silver medalist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games held last April 2018 at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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