Muhammad Makes It To Olympic Semi Final
Lutalo Muhammad impressively defeats Olympic legend Mark Lopez (USA) 9-2 in the -80kg Quarter Final.
The London-born fighter comfortably landed a 3-point head shot within the first few seconds of the opening round before going onto block an attempted spinning kick by his American opponent.
The 25-year-old skilfully defended himself against Lopez and remained at a 3-point advantage – finishing round two, 4-1, despite there being technical difficulties.
In the third round, Muhammad confidently landed a chop kick to the head and thus finished the match 9-2.
He will face Milad Beigi Harchegani (AZE) in the -80kg Semi-Final at 9.15pm.
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