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American boxers are sticking together

The US boxing team stood and cheered for Errol Spence throughout the welterweight's bout, the sweatsuited fighters' shouts echoing across the sold-out arena. Their camaraderie is standing out at the Olympics -- and not just because they're so darn loud. After the previous US team squabbled on the way to its worst Olympic showing ever, these Americans are sticking together...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Column: Boxing digging out of hole in London

TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Just why Muhammad Ali was trotted out to make a cameo appearance at the opening ceremonies remains a mystery that organizers have yet to fully explain. Surely, the sight of the former gold medalist so terribly frozen by Parkinson's couldn't have done anything to further the Olympic ideal or help the sport that made him, at one time, perhaps...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Evans keeps Brits unbeaten in boxing

Freddie Evans and Josh Taylor maintained Britain's perfect start at its home Olympic boxing tournament Sunday, and Custio Clayton notched Canada's first Olympic win in eight years. After Evans posted an 18-10 victory over Algerian welterweight Ilyas Abbadi in the final bout of the afternoon session, Taylor upset Brazilian lightweight Robson Conceicao 13-9 in the opening...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Brazilian boxing team at London 2012 Olympics

Brazil is sending a six-man boxing squad to the 2012 London Games. That sounds strong on paper, yet Brazil also sent six men to Beijing and won zero medals for its trouble. Traditionally, the Brazilian boxing team has been meat on the table for the tournament, with members rarely making it into the quarter-finals, let alone into the medal rounds. This year is somewhat different...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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