Hammond claimed gold after a hard-fought back and forth battle in Bahrain on Saturday.
Hammond has already knocked out the first seed in his division, will look to claim victory on Saturday.
The SBG man is now three-for-three at the world amateur championships in Bahrain.
Hammond needed just more than 90 seconds to earn his second win in this year’s tournament.
Hammond is considered among the favourites to win gold this year.
Members of Team Ireland fought six times, and came away with six wins