ERROL SPENCE RUMORS & GOSSIP
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On a Goldenboy promotion on Monday night in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. Olympian Errol Spence, Jr. (11-0, 9KO’s) from DeSoto, Texas took control of his fight against Peter Oluoch (12-7-2, 6KO’s) from Kenya in the first round by landing a triple combination. He connected with a left and right to the body and finished it off with a right hand that rocked...
Fidel Maldonado, Jr. won in the Fox Sports 1 headliner Monday, doing his job effectively against a late replacement opponent, but a different junior, Errol Spence, was the fighter of the night.
Spence and fellow 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha were matched against opposition of the non-rollover variety -- contrary to the custom for FS1 -- and Spence, a welterweight, impressively...
In a clash of unbeaten fighters, 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. will be back in the ring on Monday, Oct.14, as he faces off against fellow undefeated welterweight Emmanuel "Ice Cold" Lartey in the Golden Boy Live! eight-round co-main event of the FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes broadcast from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.
The U.S. men's boxing team is heading home with no Olympic medals for the first time.
Welterweight Errol Spence dropped a 16-11 decision to Russia's Andrey Zamkovoy in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
Spence represented the last chance for the most successful team in Olympic boxing history to add to its record 108 medals. Instead, the Dallas-area fighter started slowly...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2012
The men's Olympic boxing quarterfinals for the Flyweight and Welterweight divisions were held on Tuesday. The last remaining member of the USA boxing team, Errol Spence, was in action in the Welterweight division, where a win would assure him of at least a bronze medal and a chance for more. So how did things fare for Spence and Team USA's final chance for a men's boxing...
The British boxers already know they're making a big medal haul out of their home Olympics.
Errol Spence is the only one who can prevent the American men from leaving London empty-handed.
Spence must beat Russia's Andrey Zamkovoy to avoid the first medal shutout of the U.S. men's boxing team in Olympic history when they meet Tuesday night in a quarterfinal welterweight...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012
Errol Spence thought he was out of the Olympics, one last U.S. boxer done in by the vagaries of the amateur scoring system. The welterweight thought he had taken the final defeat in the worst Olympic performance ever by the American team that once reigned atop the sport.
About five hours after Spence trudged out of ExCel arena with fellow loser Rau'shee Warren and their deflated...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012
AIBA overturns the result of Bout #142: Spence vs. Vikas
After reviewing the video of Bout #142 involving Welterweights (69kg) Krishan Vikas (India) and Errol Spence (USA), the Competition Jury for the AIBA has overturned the results. This is a huge verdict, as the USA Boxing team is now still alive. Spence fights on in the Welterweight division, and Vikas is sent home. Read on...
A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought it was done at the Olympics, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.
AIBA overturned Spence's loss to Indian welterweight Krishan Vikas late Friday night, five hours after the defense-minded Vikas had apparently clutched and grabbed his way to a 13-11 victory.
After the American...
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The fast and furious boxing action at the London 2012 Olympic Games resumed at the ExCeL with the remaining first preliminary bouts of the Lightweight (60kg) and Welterweight (69kg) categories in the evening session. Two more USA boxers were in action in the second session on Sunday, and both men, Jose Ramirez and Errol Spence, got the win they needed to continue in the tournament...