Eumir Marcial has secured a place in the semi-finals after beating Arman Darchinyan of Armenia with a knockout win in the men’s middleweight quarterfinal match of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the Kokugikan Arena on Sunday August 1st, Head, who knocked Darchinyan down for a quick end to a critical fight.

23-year-old Marcial, who earned a bye in the round of 32, also made it with a Referee Stopped Contest (RSF) in the first round against the Algerian Younes Nemouchi in the quarter-finals.

Marcial will next face Oleksandr Khyzhniak from Ukraine on August 5th, who beat Euri Cedeno Martinez 4-1 in the quarter-finals.