Sean McComb cruised into the last-16 at the AIBA World Elite Men’s Championships with an emphatic win over Gildas Bangana of the Central African Republic on Sunday.
The Belfast lightweight totally controlled the 60kg contest to post a 30-27,30-26,30-26 unanimous decision and his second win at the 100-nation tournament.
He will now meet Azerbaijan’s Elvin Isayev on Tuesday.
Joe Ward became the only Irish boxer that is not from Ulster to make the last-16 following a composed display against Mateusz Tryc of Poland in the light-heavyweight class.
Ward will now face Hungary’s Norbert Harsca on Tuesday for a place in the quarter-finals.
Michael Conlan, Jason Quigley and Tommy McCarthy will be in action on Tuesday morning as they look to progress.