Ring of Gold weigh-in results & photos: Miguel Vazquez vs. Denis Shafikov, Zou Shiming in action

The Ring of Gold event in Macau, China takes place on Saturday, and the weigh-ins were held earlier today. Right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results for the card, which features Miguel Vazquez defending his lightweight title against Denis Shafikov, the fourth pro fight for Chinese Olympic hero Zou Shiming, and several other Olympic medal winners in action, including...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazils’ Falcao brothers, both Olympic medalists, join APB

London 2012 Olympic Games Middleweight (75kg) silver medalist Esquiva Florentino Falcao and his brother Yamaguchi, a Light Heavyweight (81kg) bronze medalist in the British capital, have both signed up and committed themselves to compete at the World Level of the AIBA Professional Boxing (APB) program. Two stars of the World Series Boxing (WSB) season one, Esquiva and Yamaguchi...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Russia's Mekhontsev wins gold

Russian boxer Egor Mekhontsev won the light heavyweight gold medal on the second tiebreaker Sunday, squeaking past Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan in the men's Olympic tournament. The fighters finished level at 15 points apiece, and the countback tiebreaker -- which evaluates larger parts of the judges' total scores -- also was level. The five judges then voted for their...
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Russia's Mekhontsev wins light heavyweight gold

Egor Mekhontsev won the light heavyweight gold medal on the second tiebreaker Sunday, squeaking past Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov in the Olympic boxing tournament. The fighters finished at 15 points each, and the countback tiebreaker - which evaluates larger parts of the judges' total scores - also was level. The five judges then voted for their choice, and Mekhontsev...
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing previews: Middleweight & Light Heavyweight divisions at London 2012

The London 2012 Olympics sees many new faces in the middleweight (75 kg) and light heavyweight (81 kg) divisions. Of the eight boxers who won medals in these two divisions in Beijing, only one has returned for another run at Olympic glory. Some veterans turned pro, some were dethroned, some met with personal tragedy, and others merely retired. The result is a wide-open field...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Top USA Boxing medal contenders & hopefuls

Heading into the 2012 London Olympic boxing competition, the United States is sending one of the largest squads in the field. They will be represented in nine out of 10 men's weight classes, tying them for the 2nd largest team. The USA boxing team is a mixed group consisting of experienced amateurs and others still just getting their feet wet in the sport. Having such a large...
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June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Cuban Boxing Team for the 2012 London Olympics

The Cuban Olympic boxing team at London 2012 is stacked, per usual. It features 8 members, making it one of the bigger squads in the London Olympic boxing tournament, although showcasing one less team member than the United States, which has 9. Cuba has the richest amateur boxing history of just about any nation, and therefore it's no surprise that they're locked and loaded...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Team USA Boxing for 2012 London Olympics

United States Boxing Team at London 2012 With the conclusion of the AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Event, the United States boxing team has a total of 9 team members headed to the 2012 London Olympics. This gives USA Boxing the second largest squad, trailing only Australia, which has a full team of 10 members. Kazakhstan is tied with the United States with nine Olympic boxers...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

London 2012: The Russian Olympic Boxing Team

Including its Soviet athletes, Russia traditionally sends a strong boxing squad to the Summer Olympics. The Beijing Games were no exception, with the Russian team picking up two golds and a bronze in 2008. Although none of those past medal winners are going to London this summer, Russian amateur boxing has such a deep talent pool that their Olympic squad can sport plenty of...
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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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