Category “Olympic Boxing”

Shakur Stevenson’s Next Step By: Kirk Jackson The highly touted prospect; boxing’s overall no. 1 draft pick has his eyes set on grand things, as he will embark on his professional journey in the upcoming future. Returning as a Silver Medalist from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, promoters have…

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Top Ways to Stream Olympic Boxing Live By: Chris Brantner Prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Boxing has received plenty of attention. Some of the most talked about portions of the event have been the several rule changes. First of all, professional boxers are now allowed in the Olympics for…

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Team USA Boxing Preview: Rio Olympics 2016 By: Matthew N. Becher ​We are less than a month away from the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, with the boxing portion taking place from August 6th thru the 21st. All of the competitors for team USA are set, with…

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Biyarslanov Aiming to Make History in the Olympics By: Ed Hitchins When Canadian Olympian Arthur Biyarslanov first took up boxing, he never thought of a gold medal. He thought of ways to get out of it. “I really sucked,” recalls the 21-year-old. “I don’t like doing something I’m not good…

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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. Supposedly money was at issue, as these boxers, who were…

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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 different. Honestly, I figured the popular choice was going to…

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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 on his way to gold in the very competitive lightweight…

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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 never really let Evans get into the fight, leading at…

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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, qualified for the Olympics with his performance in last year’s…

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