Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/3/14
USA Boxing Results at London Olympics Day sixth of the London 2012 Olympic Games boxing competition at the ExCeL arena and there were four bouts in each of the Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) categories in the evening session. The action began with 2009 AIBA World Champion Domenico Valentino of Italy against the tall British southpaw Josh Taylor in the first Lightweight (60kg) contest. With a capacity crowd there to support the local boxer, the atmosphere was absolutely electric. Taylor started positively, landing with some good jabs but the experienced Italian orthodox fighter's excellent shot making skills and quick counter punching saw him connect more times to take the first round. In the second, Valentino continued with his clever game plan, drawing in the Brit before throwing quick one-twos. Taylor was however now getting more results with his selection of punches as the points were shared in the second. The eccentric Italian's movement in the third enabled him to...
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