Carlo Paalam assured himself of a bronze medal by beating Rio Olympics gold medalist and reigning world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan via 4-0 points decision in men’s flyweight at the Tokyo Olympics after the referee stopped the fight at 1:16 in the 2nd round due to an injury by Zoirov.

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Watch the fight below.

Paalam next faces Japan’s Ryomei Tanaka in the semifinals on Thursday, August 5.

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photos by AP

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