Found August 07, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The men's Olympic boxing quarterfinals for the Flyweight and Welterweight divisions were held on Tuesday. The last remaining member of the USA boxing team, Errol Spence, was in action in the Welterweight division, where a win would assure him of at least a bronze medal and a chance for more. So how did things fare for Spence and Team USA's final chance for a men's boxing medal at the London 2012 Olympics? Errol Spence - Welterweight, Team USA USA Boxing Results: Errol Spence vs. Andrey Zamkovoy Errol Spence was in action thanks to an overturned decision, and was team USA's only remaining hope to bring home a medal from the men's boxing competition at London. Last time out, Spence entered the ring and looked nervous, clearly feeling the pressure as the last boxer left on the team. This time though, he seemed much more relaxed and at ease, and why not? He has a second chance here, do your best and make the most of it. The first round saw a lot of clinching as th...

Spence's loss ensures shutout

The U.S. men's boxing team is heading home with no Olympic medals for the first time. Welterweight Errol Spence dropped a 16-11 decision to Russia's Andrey Zamkovoy in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night. Spence represented the last chance for the most successful team in Olympic boxing history to add to its record 108 medals. Instead, the Dallas-area fighter started slowly...

Spence tasked with saving US

The British boxers already know they're making a big medal haul out of their home Olympics. Errol Spence is the only one who can prevent the American men from leaving London empty-handed. Spence must beat Russia's Andrey Zamkovoy to avoid the first medal shutout of the U.S. men's boxing team in Olympic history when they meet Tuesday night in a quarterfinal welterweight...

DeSoto’s Errol Spence out to make history at 2012 Olympics

After supposedly losing to Indian welterweight Krishan Vikas last Friday night, and four hours later finding out the decision was overruled, Olympian Errol Spence from DeSoto, a Dallas, Texas suburb, is now the only boxer from the USA boxing team with a chance to win a medal. Just after getting his hand raised as the winner by the referee, who clearly knew who won, Spence’ hand...

Olympic Men's Boxing Quarterfinals Results: Flyweights, Welterweights (And Team USA's Final Exit)

That'll do it for the Americans in men's boxing at the 2012 Games. Errol Spence, Jr. got resurrected by the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) after a successful protest of his loss in the Round of 16, but couldn't capitalize on his second life Tuesday against an opponent who was, simply, better. With that, we can go back to the recriminations and soul-searching...

The Weekend Hangover: Comedy of Errol

By Alexander Neely No boxing event feels complete without a pinch or spoonful of controversy and, in that regard, the London 2012 Summer Olympics has yet to disappoint. The U.S. men’s boxing team appeared done at the summer games, but all that changed this weekend when amateur boxing’s governing body decided to overturn Errol Spence’s loss to Indian-welterweight Krishan Vikas...

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