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Rio Olympics: Claressa Shields wins easily in middle 75 kg boxing quarterfinal

USA boxer Claressa Shields wasted no time in showing the world that she’s ready to become the first U.S. boxer to win back-to-back gold medals. On Wednesday the 21-year-old from Flint, MI. defeated Yaroslava Yakushina of Russia in the middle weight 75 kg quarterfinal. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist will move onto the semifinals after a unanimous vote. With the advancement to semis...
Via Excelle Sports
9 days ago

No ban for boxer Povetkin in doping case

MEXICO CITY (AP) The WBC says it is not banning Russian heavyweight title contender Alexander Povetkin after he tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, and has ordered him to fight Canada's Bermane Stiverne for an interim title. Povetkin was due to face WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder of the United States in May before it was revealed he had failed a drug test...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Claressa Shields makes an impressive debut in Rio

The reigning middleweight champion, Claressa Shields, fought her opponent to a unanimous win and clinching at least a bronze.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder recovering from surgery, hopes to return in January

Just one month after his successful title defense against Chris Arreola on July 16, Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) is on the fast track to recovery following injuries suffered during the bout to his right hand and biceps. Making the fourth defense of his title, Wilder dominated Arreola for eight one-sided rounds to earn his 36th stoppage victory in front of nearly 12,000 fans at the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Ryan Burnett to face Ryan Farrag on Oct 15th Bellew-Flores card

Ryan Burnett will defend his British Bantamweight title against Ryan Farrag at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on October 15. Burnett defends his belt for the first time since landing the crown with a shutout win over Jason Booth in November, entering the bout in fine form having won the WBC International strap in February and defending it in July. The Belfast man will be in for a testing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Olympic boxing results: Brazil’s Robson Conceicao takes home gold

The crowd raised the roof inside a packed Riocentro Pavilion 6 on Tuesday night as Robson Conceição and Sofiane Oumiha of France entered the arena for the Men’s Lightweight (60kg) Final, and the Brazilian responded with a flourishing start. Oumiha, too, found his range early on, but it was Conceição who shaded the first round, and then fended off a late surge in the second...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Claressa Shields clinches at least bronze, moves on to semifinals

The reigning champion of women's middleweight boxing in 2012 will be standing on the podium in 2016. Claressa Shields, the top seed of the division and reigning London Olympic champion, defeated her opponent Yaroslava Yakushina (RUS) via unanimous decision to move on to the semifinal round. With this victory, Shields also clinches at least a bronze medal, the third of Team USA's...
Via CSN Chicago
9 days ago

Claressa Shields uses boxing as escape from rough childhood

USA boxer Claressa Shields has dealt with a lot in her life and she uses boxing as a way to deal with her anger she feels from her rough childhood.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Claressa Shields uses boxing as escape from rough childhood

USA boxer Claressa Shields has dealt with a lot in her life and she uses boxing as a way to deal with her anger she feels from her rough childhood.
Via CSN Chicago
9 days ago

Brazil's Robson Conceicao receives 60 kg boxing gold

Brazil's Robson Conceicao is presented with his gold medal for men's light 60 kg boxing in front of his home crowd. Conceicao defeated France's Sofiane Oumiha, who takes home silver, by unanimous decision.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil's Robson Conceicao receives 60 kg boxing gold

Brazil's Robson Conceicao is presented with his gold medal for men's light 60 kg boxing in front of his home crowd. Conceicao defeated France's Sofiane Oumiha, who takes home silver, by unanimous decision.
Via CSN Chicago
10 days ago

Brazil's Robson Conceicao claims Olympic gold

Brazil's Robson Conceicao has claimed Olympic boxing gold for his home country. And he had the home field advantage, being greeted with massive cheers from the audience of fans at the Rio Games. Conceicao defeated France's Sofiane Oumiha by unanimous decision. Conceicao wins the second gold medal by a Brazilian man in as many nights at the Rio Olympics, which are to date, the only...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil's Robson Conceicao claims Olympic gold

Brazil's Robson Conceicao has claimed Olympic boxing gold for his home country. And he had the home field advantage, being greeted with massive cheers from the audience of fans at the Rio Games. Conceicao defeated France's Sofiane Oumiha by unanimous decision. Conceicao wins the second gold medal by a Brazilian man in as many nights at the Rio Olympics, which are to date, the only...
Via CSN Chicago
10 days ago

Olympic boxing results: Russia’s Tischchenko wins heavyweight gold, Katie Taylor upset in opening bout

Monday at Riocentro Pavilion 6 saw the second Olympic Boxing Final of Rio 2016, with Russian World Champion Evgeny Tishchenko and Kazakhstan’s Vassily Levit going for gold. It was Levit who started the brightest, edging the first round with some superb attacking combinations, but Tishchenko’s longer reach always looked a threat. A strong final round from the Russian proved decisive...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago

Video: Errol Spence recalls his Olympic experience ahead of Saturday’s clash on NBC

Unbeaten rising star Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. is leaning on his experience as part of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team as he nears a title eliminator on network television and eventually a title shot. “People ask if I’m nervous about headlining big fights, but I’ve already fought on the biggest stage you can fight on at the Olympics,” said Spence Jr. “I was fighting in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Robert Guerrero training camp interview: This is a must-win fight & I’m coming to impress

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) will bring his exciting style to the ring as he look to put on a show when he he headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike against Argentine slugger David Emanuel Peralta (25-2-1, 14 KOs) Saturday, August 27 from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features a pair of exciting contests...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Tony Bellew to face BJ Flores in Liverpool on Oct 15th

Tony Bellew will make his first defense of his WBC Cruiserweight title against B.J Flores at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday October 15. Bellew landed the title with a KO win over Ilunga Makabu at the Goodison Park home of his beloved Everton FC in May and will pack out the Echo Arena in his first fight as a champion. Colourful Californian Flores is gunning for the title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Video: HBO Boxing Golovkin vs. Brook & Gonzalez vs. Cuadras preview

Middleweight champ Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) defends his title against undefeated British boxing star and welterweight titleholder Kell Brook, (36-0, 25 KO’s) live Saturday, September 10 at 5:30PM on HBO. Right here, you can check out the official HBO Boxing Golovkin vs. Brook preview and promo video. Also that date, HBO Boxing will air the Roman Gonzalez vs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Katie Taylor: I did everything I could do, I'm proud of that

Katie Taylor struggles with her interview following a difficult preliminary loss.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor: I did everything I could do, I'm proud of that

Katie Taylor struggles with her interview following a difficult preliminary loss.
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Olympic champion Katie Taylor defeated in upset

Ireland's Katie Taylor, the reigning champion from the 2012 London Olympics, lost her debut match in an upset.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Katie Taylor defeated in upset

Ireland's Katie Taylor, the reigning champion from the 2012 London Olympics, lost her debut match in an upset.
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Reigning champ Katie Taylor loses first match

Top-seeded Katie Taylor (IRL), the reigning Olympic champion and 5-time world champion in womens lightweight (57-60kg), goes down to Mira Potkonen (FIN) in the quarterfinals in a split decision. Taylor, who has been the face of womens boxing for nearly a decade and the flag bearer for Ireland in the London opening ceremony, will go home without a medal after winning gold in London...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reigning champ Katie Taylor loses first match

Top-seeded Katie Taylor (IRL), the reigning Olympic champion and 5-time world champion in womens lightweight (57-60kg), goes down to Mira Potkonen (FIN) in the quarterfinals in a split decision. Taylor, who has been the face of womens boxing for nearly a decade and the flag bearer for Ireland in the London opening ceremony, will go home without a medal after winning gold in London...
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Lazaro Alvarez (CUB) v. Robson Conceicao (BRA)

Brazil's Robson Conceicao came out the hometown favorite against Cuba's top seed Lazaro Alvarez in a semifinal matchup
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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