Carlo Paalam will have to put on a convincing win against Japan’s Ryomei Tanaka tomorrow, August 5, 2021 to avoid a close decision which could favor the hometown bet in order to advance to the gold medal bout in men’s flyweight at the Tokyo Olympics. Fight time is 1:30pm.
According to boxing analysts, Paalam has an edge over Tanaka but the Japanese fighter has so far upset three Olympic medalists on the way to the semifinals. But still, Paalam should go all the way for the win and assure himself of a silver medal.
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