Anthony Ogogo delivers stunning upset of Olympic favourite

Great Britain's Anthony Ogogo. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

British boxer Anthony Ogogo has delivered a major Olympic upset by defeating Ukraine's Ievgen Khytrov, an opponent rated as the best middleweight at the Games.

Ogogo produced the performance of his life as he matched the highly-fancied Khytrov through three gritty rounds as the bout ended level.

The judges found nothing between the fighters after scoring them 18-18 at the contest's end, and could not separate them again once all the scorecards were totalled.

It left the ringside judges voting on a preferred winner across the fight, with a majority deciding Ogogo had done enough to progress.