Posted August 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg of Mongolia pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday night, stunning second-seeded light welterweight Tom Stalker of Britain and his home crowd with a 23-22 victory. Yamaguchi Falcao of Brazil also upset top-seeded Cuban light heavyweight Julio La Cruz 18-15 in an eventful final day of quarterfinal bouts. Chinese light flyweight Zou Shiming barely avoided an upset as well, holding off Kazakhstan's Birzhan Zhakypov 13-10 to clinch his third Olympic medal. Zou's next bout is against Ireland's Paddy Barnes, a tantalizing rematch of Zou's 15-0 victory in Beijing. Cuban light welterweight Roniel Iglesias also clinched his second Olympic medal.
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