Jordan’s Olympic quarter-finalist Hussein Ishaish is through to the last 16 of the -91kg weight at the World Boxing Championships being held in Russia.
Ishaish recorded a comfortable win over Italian, Aziz Abbas, and will meet the German boxer Riyad Abduljabar on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, his teammate, Mohammad Al-Wadi, is out after losing his second round fight to Moldova’s Doreen. Al-Wadi had earlier beaten Croatia’s Ramon in his first round on Wednesday, but lost to Doreen on a split decision.
Tomorrow, Ziad Ishaish will launch his -69kg campaign against Neji Singh from India.