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Santa Maria's Carlos Balderas Wins 2nd Fight in Olympics

Lightweight Carlos Balderas of Santa Maria, California won his second fight of the Olympic Games on Tuesday morning in Rio de Janeiro. Balderas defeated Japan's Daisuke Narimatsu in today's second round competition at the Riocentro Pavilion 6 on day four of boxing competition in Brazil.

This past Saturday Balderas beat Kazakhstan's Berik Abdrahkhmanov.

His next match will be a quarterfinal bout as he faces former World Champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Lazaro Alvarez from Cuba at 12:30 p.m. Brazil time (11:30 a.m. ET) on Friday.

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