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Anthony Joshua back at the ExCel in London, site of his gold medal triumph at 2012 Olympics

Anthony Joshua says he can’t wait to box at the ExCeL in London once again as he prepares to return to the scene of his Olympic triumph on December 14. The gold medal hero brought the curtain down on Team GB’s sensational London 2012 Games in style on August 12, coming from behind to beat Roberto Cammarelle in a heart-stopping final in east London. The 23 year old steps back...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 AIBA World Championships Almaty semifinal results

The semifinals of the 2013 AIBA World Championships in Almaty were held today. That means that the finals lineup is all set for tomorrow. A few of the highlights from the sessions include: Costa Rican David Rodriguez became the first boxer in the history of his country to take a medal at an AIBA World Championships today. His gutsy performance wasn't enough to secure a passage...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Anthony Joshua, Olympic gold medalist, signs pro deal with Matchroom

British Olympic Gold medalist to debut on October 5 at The O2: Anthony Joshua MBE has signed a long term promotional deal with Matchroom Sport and will make his debut at The O2 in London on October 5, live on Sky Sports. Anthony Joshua surprised some by not leaving for the professional ranks immediately following his gold medal win at the London 2012 Olympics. However, he's ready...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sting: Tony Thompson Shocks David Price In Two Rounds

Such has been the clamour to uncover a fresh and exciting heavyweight -- one able to defibrillate a weight class in cardiac arrest -- a large proportion of somnolent observers had flocked to put stock in a mark that had been untouched throughout his three years as a professional. Unfortunately for David Price, when the moment finally came to field a punch, which he caught while in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic Boxing Afterthoughts: Who's Going Pro, What's Next In Rio And More

Isn't he just the cutest. (via, h/t unofficial TQBR visual consultant Che)You know what else is cute? Our lame boxing blog trying to be all important. Like, maybe we write something for the Guardian's website about the Olympics the other week, and then we do it again this week. Isn't it adorable how we just keep lame-ing our way into some of the world's best publications...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Joshua wins super heavyweight gold

Anthony Joshua won the Olympic super heavyweight gold medal in thrilling fashion Sunday, rallying from a third-round deficit to beat defending champion Roberto Cammarelle of Italy in a tiebreaker. Joshua trailed 13-10 entering the third round, but landed several big shots. The judges scored the fight even at 18, but Joshua won on the countback tiebreaker, which evaluates larger...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain's Joshua wins super heavyweight gold

Anthony Joshua won the Olympic super heavyweight gold medal in thrilling fashion Sunday, rallying from a third-round deficit to beat defending champion Roberto Cammarelle of Italy in a tiebreaker. Joshua trailed 13-10 entering the third round, but landed several big shots. The judges scored the fight even at 18, but Joshua won on the countback tiebreaker, which evaluates larger...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics Men’s Boxing Finals Results: Gold For Cuba, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia And Great Britain

Olympic boxing’s final night in London had close bouts and blowouts, but thankfully avoided the controversy that has dogged the rest of the tournament (for the most part). After 272 fights, it’s all over. Britain’s Anthony Joshua capped off a great showing for the host nation, winning the gold medal on countback in the super heavyweight division in the final boxing contest...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Guide And Schedule: Gold Medals

Well, after nearly two weeks of Olympic boxing, the Finals are upon us. Some heavy big names have fallen by the wayside through four rounds of competition and other names have risen to take their place. Most of the Finals should be good viewing and hopefully none will be blighted by the terrible scoring of previous rounds. By my count, only two of these are pretty much foregone conclusion...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Great Britain, Kazakhstan Thrive In Men's Olympic Boxing Semifinals Late Session

Great Britain and Kazakhstan sent two fighters apiece to the weekend's gold medal bouts in the late Friday Semifinals session, but it wasn't easy for three of the four. Meanwhile, the two finest male fighters of the Olympics, Vasyl Lomachenko and Robeisy Ramirez, continued to dazzle. Those two are spooky boxing machines. I think they might be Cylons. Alex brought you the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Quarterfinals Results: Lightweights, Middleweights, Super Heavyweights

There was one big exception, but the men followed the lead of the women in Olympic boxing Monday in being mostly controversy-free. In one division, the consensus gold medalist in waiting looks to be on the right path but could have a challenge or two ahead (lightweight), another division looks wide open (middleweight) and another division probably got itself a new favorite for gold...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing day 5 morning results: Heavyweights begin battle

Three weight categories took to the canvas on day five of the boxing competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games with four Bantam (56kg), three Heavy (91kg) and four Super Heavyweight (91+kg) bouts in the afternoon session at the ExCeL Arena. Three American fighters were sent home from the tournament as the heavyweights began taking the stage, and the session ended with an exciting...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Best boxers to watch at the Olympics: Part 3 – Middleweight & heavyweight divisions

With just a few days to go until the biggest show on Earth gets underway in the British capital, we look at the men and women in each of the weight categories who can have a real impact at the London 2012 Olympic Games. In the third of this four part series, we examine the Middle (75kg), Light Heavy (81kg), Heavy (91kg) and Super Heavyweight (+91kg) men. Men Middleweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing previews: Heavyweight & Super Heavyweight divisions

The ranks of the big men always attract attention at the Olympics, and this year's slate of heavyweight and super heavyweight Olympians should provide plenty of action. Each division has three or four superb boxers, plus a slate of competitive, if slightly inferior contenders. Azerbaijan and Italy are particularly strong this year, since both teams are furnishing a top...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Azerbaijan Olympic boxing team at London 2012

At the Olympics, Azerbaijan is a middleweight country in a handful of manly sports, including wrestling, weightlifting and boxing. They typically field a large boxing squad, but the country is not the medal-earning powerhouse of Cuba or Russia. In the last three Summer Games, Azerbaijan has earned a respectable, but unremarkable four bronze medals. The London Games offers the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

British Beat: David Price And Derry Matthews Aiming To Become Merseyside’s Deadliest Strike Duo

(David Price, left; John McDermott, right)The Olympia in Liverpool has a busy schedule on its hands this weekend, playing host as it does to a succession of fight nights commencing Friday. Heavyweight colossus David Price and battle-torn lightweight “Dirty” Derry Matthews will be hoping to make it into the winner’s enclosure surrounded by friends, a feat which has proven problematic...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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