Emilio Garcia, from Laredo Texas, is just one win away from qualifying to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. 

Garcia defeated Ghana’s Joseph Commey in dominating fashion. Garcia won each of the judges’ votes in all three rounds including two 10-8 scores in the third round. 

Garcia is now on the brink of achieving his lifelong dream and qualifying for the Olympics. 

The boxer in his way will be the winner of Abdallah Abou-Arab from Denmark and Oier Ibarreche from Spain. 

“We are on to the qualification round and make sure you tune in,” Garcia stated after his victory on Wednesday. “I feel good and look forward to Friday.” 

Tomorrow, May 30, is the first day of the livestream and it can be watched here.

Team USA heavyweight, Jamar Talley (Camden, N.J.) will get things started tomorrow as he will face Leclerc Nogaus from Haiti. 

Alyssa Mendoza (Caldwell, Idaho) will make her second appearance and will go against Olga -Pavlina Papadatou out of Greece. Lastly, Roscoe Hill (Spring, Texas) will make his Olympic qualifier debut against Yuberjen Martinez from Spain. 

Team USA is represented by eight boxers in Italy who hope to punch their ticket to this summer’s 2024 Paris Olympic Games. 

Day 5 Results

63.5vkg: Emilio Garcia, Laredo, Texas/ USA vs. Joseph Comey, GHA, 5-0

Day 6 Schedule

92 kg: Jamar Talley, Camden, N.J./ USA vs. Leclerc Nogaus, HAI

57 kg: Alyssa Mendoza, Caldwell, Idaho/ USA vs. Olga -Pavlina Papadatou, GRE

51 kg: Roscoe Hill, Spring, Texas/USA vs. Yuberjen Martinez , COL