Harry Garside will become the first Australian boxer in 31-years to win an Olympic medal after advancing to the lightweight semi-finals in Tokyo.
The Aussie has already won three fights, and is just two wins away from a gold medal.
Harry Garside is fighting on Friday, August 6 at (AEST) 3:47pm.
|Event||Harry Garside vs Andy Cruz: Tokyo Olympic Boxing|
|Date||Friday 6 August 2021|
He fights again this Friday in his semi-final.
Here’s everything you need to know about Garside and his opponent, Andy Cruz.
WHO IS HARRY GARSIDE FIGHTING?
Garside is fighting Cuba’s Andy Cruz.
Cruz is good. Very good. The 25-year-old is a two-time world champion and is currently ranked number one in the world.
Cruz and Garside have never fought, but Cruz has beaten the other two lightweight semi-finalists on multiple occasions.
HARRY GARSIDE RECORD
Garside has been fighting since 2015 and currently has a 19-15 record.
ANDY CRUZ RECORD
Cruz is a vastly experienced boxer with a 110-8 record going back 10 years.