Date: 15th August 2016 at 1:01pm
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In the last Olympic Boxing tournament, in London in 2012, a certain Anthony Joshua sprung to prominence by winning an Olympic gold medal.

Since that wonderful afternoon in London, some four years ago, the career of Anthony Joshua has seen him climb the ladder in spectacular fashion to become the IBF heavyweight champion of the world.

Over in Rio, in the same super-heavyweight division that Anthony Joshua claimed gold in, another British fighter is heading toward what he believes is his destiny.

Joe Joyce booked a place in the semi-finals, therefore guaranteeing a medal, by knocking out his most recent opponent in the first round.

Matched against the Cape Verde fighter, Davilson dos Santos Morais, Joyce demonstrated the power he has by shaking his opponent with the very first punch he threw.

Inside a minute, Joyce had opened up a cut over his opponents left eye. The pressure continued and Morais was forced to take a standing count, but when a big punch sent him to the canvas it was fight over with Joyce reaching the last four.

Joyce, 30-years-of-age, will continue his march towards Olympic history with his semi-final bout scheduled for Tuesday.