USSR's Evgeny Belousov gave the Soviet Union the team victory over the United States in a U.S.-Soviet Union boxing dual match with a 2-1 decision over Samson Pouha of Kearns, Utah, at 2011/4 pounds and over.

U.S.'s Steve Johnston of Denver and Terry McGroom of Chicago defeated accomplished Soviet opponents, but the Soviet team defeated the U.S. 5-4 overall Tuesday night.