Found August 12, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Ramirez Carrazana, Lomachenko, Sapiyev, Mekhontcev and Joshua crowned Olympic Champions Five sensational bouts brought the London 2012 Olympic Games to a close at the packed ExCel Arena with the very best putting on a spectacular show in a fitting end to an unforgettable sixteen days of top-class action. The first final was the Flyweight (52kg) showdown between the Cuban rising star Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana and 2009 AIBA World Championships silver medallist Tugstsogt Nyambayar of Mongolia. As expected, the first round began at a frenetic pace with the supremely talented Ramirez Carrazana looking to make his speed and agility count in the opening exchanges. Even though the 30-year-old Mongol was throwing some good straights and jabbing well, it was the teenage Cuban southpaw who took the first round 6:5. The scenario was repeated in round two as Nyambayar tried to dictate and use his power, but found himself expertly countered by the electric Cuban time and time again. A big right...

APNewsBreak: Lomachenko signs pro deal with AIBA

World champion Vasyl Lomachenko and four of his medal-winning teammates on Ukraine's dominant Olympic boxing team have signed with a new professional boxing venture created by the governing body of the amateur sport. AIBA President Wu Ching-Kuo announced his signings of the world's best amateur boxer and his four talented teammates to The Associated Press on Friday. Lomachenko...

Lomachenko wins 2nd straight gold

Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine won his second straight Olympic boxing gold medal on Sunday, completing his domination of the London lightweights with a 19-9 victory over South Korea's Han Soon-chul. Lomachenko is the unofficial pound-for-pound king of amateur boxing after following up his featherweight gold in Beijing with two world championships. He is now the first two-time gold...

Kazakhstan's Sapiyev wins welterweight gold medal

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's welterweight division Sunday at the Olympic boxing tournament, overcoming Freddie Evans' home-crowd support in a 17-9 victory. Sapiyev earned redemption for his Olympic performance four years ago in Beijing, where the two-time world champion lost in the first round. Sapiyev dominated Evans, the cagey fighter from...

Serik Sapiyev takes home Val Barker as best men’s boxer at London 2012 Olympics

Serik Sapiyev receives Best Men's Boxer Trophy Impressive and dominant from start to finish, Kazak Serik Sapiyev not only claimed the Olympic Welterweight (69kg) title, but has also been awarded the coveted Best Men's Boxer at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Val Barker Trophy) by the accredited media. The southpaw, also a two-time AIBA World Champion (2005 and 2007...

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...

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...

Ukranians Lomachenko, Usyk, Berinchyk & Shelestyuk join APB

Top pound for pound amateur Lomachenko is latest addition to APB The AIBA Professional Boxing (APB) Program has underlined its position at the top of world boxing after signing Ukrainian Olympic Champion Vasyl Lomachenko and teammates AIBA World Champions Oleksandr Usyk and Taras Shelestyuk for the competition, which starts next year.   AIBA is also delighted to announce...

Results: Final Olympic boxing gold medal matches

On Sunday, the final day of Olympics boxing action was held at the ExCel in London. Five more gold medals were at stake, with sensational matches lined up such as the Super Heavyweight showdown between Roberto Cammerelle of Italy and Anthony Joshua of Great Britain. Great Britain was also represented by Freddie Evans, while defending Val Barker Cup winner Vasyl Lomachenko from Ukraine...
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