Olympics: Shakur Stevenson loses to Cuban in gold medal match

20
Aug

Olympics: Shakur Stevenson loses to Cuban in gold medal match

Shukur Stevenson came close but couldn't get it done. Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba, the Olympic flyweight gold medalist in 2012,...

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06
Aug

Balderas wins US Olympic debut and Hernandez wins in afternoon

Carlos Zenon Balderas Jr., who caught Olympic fever in 2004 when he first watched swimmer Michael Phelps win gold, took...

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02
Jun

Not everyone opposes AIBA decision to let pros compete

Olympic hopeful Paul Kroll is among those who aren’t worried by — and even relish — the prospect of facing a pro in Rio this summer.

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01
Jun

It’s official: Professional fighters can qualify for the Olympics

Twenty-five Olympic tournaments have included boxing since St. Louis 1904 and not once has a professional been allowed to take part. That rule has now changed.

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26
May

Pacquiao declines Olympic spot to focus on Senate duties

Manny Pacquiao has chosen politics over pugilism and decided not to join the first class of pro boxers allowed to compete in the Olympic Games.

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21
May

Manny Pacquiao given May 27 deadline to accept Olympic spot

The 2016 Olympics will allow pro boxers to compete for the first time, and we’ll know in a few days if Manny Pacquiao will accept a wild card slot on the Philippines squad.

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02
Mar

AIBA: No headgear in 2016 Olympic boxing

For the first time in over 30 years, boxers will compete without protective headgear at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, according to the AIBA.

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06
Aug

From THE RING Magazine: Golden games

From the September 2014 issue of THE RING Magazine: The nine gold medals won by the U.S. team in 1984 is a record for the ages. Regular contributor Bernard Fernandez revisits the squad on its 30th anniversary.

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18
Jun

Russell-Lomachenko has boxing world’s attention, and deservedly so

The featherweight showdown between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko isn’t the main event of Showtime’s tripleheader on Saturday but the back story of the WBO title bout and its fascinating style matchup is what everyone is talking about.

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05
Nov

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Readers have questions and comments about some of the fighters who were in action this past weekend, including Lucian Bute, Fernando Guerrero and J’Leon Love, plus thoughts on overlooked Olympic gold medalists in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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