Cuban boxers miss knockouts while watching Olympics

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Published on 18 Aug 2016, 21:15
Training in the Havana heat, veteran boxer Jorge Hernandez teaches his teenage fighters to hit hard, with the knuckles, the way he used to. Not the way he sees it in the Olympics. When he was a Cuban champion in the 1970s, Hernandez fought for knockouts -- or at least to be stopped before the end in his favor. Since then, he complains, boxing -- Cuba's top Olympic sport -- has gone downhill.
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