SERIK SAPIYEV RUMORS

Kazakhstani gold medalist Serik Sapiyev gets named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have made Kazakhstan boxing legend Serik Sapiyev a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Sport for 2013-2015. The London 2012 Welterweight Men's Gold Medalist was voted Best Boxer of the Games (as the winner of the 'Val Barker Trophy' awarded by the accredited media). He was nominated an Ambassador...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Londoner Anthony Joshua provides appropriate closing to Olympic boxing with gold medal win

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Three top amateurs to join AIBA’s professional boxing program

Three top AIBA ranked boxers, Mr Magomedrasul Medzhidov from Azerbaijan who is the world number one in the super heavyweight category, Mr Serik Sapiyev from Kazakhstan who is the world number four in the welterweight category and Mr Jong-Hun Shin from Korea who is the world number one in the light flyweight category, signed to compete in APB ranking competitions which will begin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Spence feeling good on way to London

Confidence is a must-have for successful athletes at any level of competition, but in individual sports like boxing, it might be even more crucial. Errol Spence Jr., a 22-year-old boxer who is headed to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London later this year, heads into some tune-up events in the coming weeks feeling good about his chances to be among the top three finishers in the welterweight...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Spence knows he's capable of Olympic Gold

Confidence is a must-have for successful athletes at any level of competition, but in individual sports like boxing, it might be even more crucial. Errol Spence Jr., a 22-year-old boxer who is headed to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London later this year, heads into some tune-up events in the coming weeks feeling good about his chances to be among the top three finishers in the welterweight...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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