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Paddy Barnes & Andrew Selby win; 2013 World Championship quarterfinals set to begin tomorrow

The preliminaries are now done and over with for the 2013 AIBA World Championships, and the quarterfinals are set to begin across all weight classes. This evening we had the pleasure of watching the Flyweights (52kg) and Welterweights (69kg) take to the ring, with big names such as Paddy Barnes and Andrew Selby emerging victories, and notable events such as a flash-TKO, a serious...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Guide And Schedule: The Semifinals Preview

We're in the home stretch of Olympic men's boxing, with just three days worth left beginning Friday. The medal count is complete, but it's now down to who gets which medals. There are some very, very high quality bouts in the Semis at bantamweight and lightweight, some atrocious ones at super heavyweight and some good ones scattered throughout the rest. Our man Alex McClintock...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Paddy Barnes & Shiming Zou to meet in Olympic boxing semis as upsets & rematches abound

Men's Light Fly, Light Welter and Light Heavyweight boxing semifinal line-ups decided Medals were assured for the twelve winners of the Men's Light Fly (46-49kg), Light Welter (64kg) and Light Heavyweight (81kg) quarter-finals in the evening session of day twelve of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The atmosphere inside the ExCeL arena was electric as 24 boxers took to the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Stalker, La Cruz stunned at Olympics

Mongolia's light welterweight pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday night, stunning second-seeded Tom Stalker of Britain and his home crowd with a 23-22 victory. Britain immediately protested Stalker's narrow loss to Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg, but it was rejected. Yamaguchi Falcao of Brazil also upset top-seeded Cuban light heavyweight...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing day 8 results: Paddy Barnes wins, Iglesias defeats dos Santos, Mekhontsev defeats Hooper

Shiming Zou still the one to beat after win Twelve sensational bouts lit up the ExCeL arena on the eighth day of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. There were three weight categories on show during the afternoon session with the Light Flyweights (46-49kg), Light Welterweights (64kg) and Light Heavyweights (81kg) all taking to the ring. Credit: AIBA What a way to begin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Irish Olympic boxing team at London 2012

Irish boxers at the London Summer Olympics Ireland's formidable reputation in pugilism spans the English-speaking world, with boxers of Hibernian descent making a splash far, far outside of the Emerald Isle. However, at the Olympics, it is just the fistic talent of the Republic of Ireland that counts, and that little island country is enjoying a run of good talent. In 2008...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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