Watch as Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Carlo Paalam of Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines overcame height and reach disadvantage to outclass Dovlet Muhnov of Turkmenistan, 5-0, in the bantamweight division to advance in the ongoing 2022 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan.
Watch his fight below.
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Paalam’s win brought some semblance of hope of what seemed to be a disastrous day for the Philippine boxing team where his teammates including fellow Kagayanon Mark Lester Durens lost to respective opponents. Watch Duren’s fight below against Orkhontungalag Unubold of Mongolia.