Category Archives:  Olympic Boxing 

Did Cameroonian Boxers “Tank” to Make a Quick Getaway?

by Charles Jay Five Cameroon boxers who competed in the Olympics have defected to the United Kingdom, where they say they want to continue their boxing careers All of the boxers went missing after they were eliminated from the Games. …

Irish Eyes Are Smiling After Glittering Efforts by Olympic Boxers

They knew that they were going to be fighting close to their home territory, and in front of a lot of friendly fans. Still, the performances by the Irish boxing team at the Olympics would have been eye-popping no matter …

Best Boxer in the Olympics? Here’s My Choice

by Charles Jay Serik Sapiyev was the choice as the best boxer on the men’s side in the Olympics, which got him the coveted and prestigious Val Barker Trophy. It was not a bad selection, although mine would have been …

Sapiyev is Deserving Winner of Best Boxer at Olympics

It was a genuinely difficult task to choose the winner of the Val Barker Trophy as the best male competitor at the 2012 Olympics. One obvious candidate was Vasyl Lomachenko of the Ukraine, who outscored opponents 62-32 on the scorecards …

Olympic Super Heavyweights: In a Wild One, Joshua Pleases Crowd With Comeback (and Countback) Performance

Anthony Joshua, who saw himself needing to come up with a big effort in the final round of his Olympic super heavyweight final against Roberto Cammarelle of Italy, reached back and found it, giving Great Britain a third boxing gold …

Olympic Welterweights: Crowd Disappointed, But Sapiyev Dominates

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan spoiled the mood of an enthusiastic crowd hoping for another gold medal for Britain when he won a decisive verdict over Freddie Evans in the finals of the men’s welterweight competition at the London Olympics. Sapiyev …

Olympic Light Heavyweights: They Go To Two Tie-Breakers Before Mekhontcev Wins

Egor Mekhontcev of Russia won a light heavyweight Olympic final that was about as close as it could possibly get on Sunday, not getting the decision until the second tie-breaker over Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan at the ExCel Arena in …

Olympic Light Welterweights: Vasyl Lomachenko Wins Second Gold; Will He Get Barker Trophy?

Vasyl Lomachenko realized what many ringside observers predicted he would, winning the Olympic gold medal in the lightweight division with a 19-9 decision over Soon-Chul Han at the ExCel Arena in London. Lomachenko, who hails from the Ukraine, had defeated, …

Olympic Flyweights: Teenager Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana Takes Gold

Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba captured the Olympic gold medal in the flyweight division on Sunday with a 17-14 decision win over Tugstsogt Nyambayar of Mongolia at the ExCel Arena in London. Ramirez, who is only 18 years of age, …

Olympic Lightweights: Lomachenko Carries Favorite’s Role Into Men’s Final

Vasyl Lomachenko is the guy who many observers hailed as the best pound-for-pound competitor in the Olympic Games, at least on the men’s side. Now the Ukrainian machine has one last step to take before claiming Olympic gold, which is …

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