Mexican Boxer Misael Rodriguez Takes Uppercut to the Nuts

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There’s finally good news for Mexico in the Rio Olympics — boxer Misael Rodriguez is guaranteed at least a bronze medal after defeating Egypt’s Hisam Bokar Abdin today.

Wooow @elchinono94 nos da la primera medalla, está en semifinales asegurando la de bronce pero de seguro gana para pelear por el🏅💪🏻👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

— Inés Sainz (@InesSainzG) August 15, 2016

It’s great to see Misael get rewarded for his efforts considering he absorbed a huge low blow in the second round:

Fortunately Misael will have a couple of days to recover before he takes on Bektemir Melikuziev in the semifinals.

He has his eyes on the gold:

Gracias Dios mío medalla Olímpica madre espero ya tenga lugar muchas gracias todo México esto aún no termina

— Misael Rodriguez (@elchinono94) August 15, 2016