Posted August 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Mongolia's light welterweight pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday night, stunning second-seeded Tom Stalker of Britain and his home crowd with a 23-22 victory. Britain immediately protested Stalker's narrow loss to Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg, but it was rejected. Yamaguchi Falcao of Brazil also upset top-seeded Cuban light heavyweight Julio La Cruz 18-15 in an eventful final day of quarterfinal bouts. The evening ended with Algerian light heavyweight Abdelhafid Benchabla's 19-17 loss to Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk, which left a small group of angry Algerian fans running up and down the stairs in the stands and shouting toward the ring. One fan hurled a desk lamp from the press tribune onto the arena floor. The lamp broke but didn't hit anyone, and no fans were detained by security. Algeria protested Benchabla's loss, which was affected by a last-minute holding penalty that resulted in the decisive margin of victory...
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