Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Rau'shee Warren lost his first fight at the London Games on Friday night, dropping the first three-time U.S. Olympic boxer to 0-3 in Olympic competition. The nine-man U.S. boxing team has lost eight straight bouts. French flyweight Nordine Oubaali edged Warren 19-18, rallying from a first-round deficit with more aggression and precision than Warren, a former world champion. Warren also lost his contact lenses in the opening round and couldn't size up Oubaali, who mostly controlled the final two rounds. Warren also lost his first fights in Athens and Beijing, but stayed in the amateur ranks to become the first U.S. boxer in three Olympics. Now 25, Warren still believes the wait was worth it. ''It ain't really no setback for me,'' Warren said, his stoicism contrasting sharply with the anguish he felt after his one-point Beijing loss. ''It's always a good experience to do something people don't normally do.'' Warren was the third-seeded flyweight in London, but Oubaali picked him ...
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