04 Aug 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results – Day 12 Recap Batyrgaziev Wins Gold

Gold Medal Match Men’s Featherweight Albert Batyrgaziev (ROC) defeated Duke Ragan (USA) – Albert Batyrgaziev has a style built for the amateurs, and the Cinderella run of Duke Ragan, sadly ends in a manner all of us Americans were not hoping to see, a little short of a gold medal

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04 Aug 2021

What To Know About Two-Time Gold Medalist Arlen Lopez

At 28-years-old, Arlen López becomes a historic Cuban gold medalist in 2020, as with his win over Great Brittan’s Benjamin Whittaker, Lopez now has won gold in the middleweight division in Rio 2016 and a gold at light heavyweight this year at Tokyo 2020. His amateur career has seen him

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03 Aug 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results | Day Ten Notable Performances and Reactions

Men’s Flyweight Ryomei Tanaka (JPN) defeated Yuberjen Martínez (COL) – In one of the decisions, I strongly disagree with hometown fighter Ryomei Tanaka, the elder brother of pro, Kosei Tanaka, got a split-decision win in a fight in which he threw more punches, but I am not sure he landed

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02 Aug 2021

Meet Sena Irie – The First Boxing Gold Medalist Of 2020 Olympics

The host country of Japan won its first gold medal in boxing in 2020 with Sena Irie winning on all five of the judges’ scorecards against Nesthy Petecio of the Philipines in the finals of the women’s featherweight tournament. Irie, who is 20-years-old will now be a Japanese folk hero

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01 Aug 2021

Imam Khataev – Why The Olympic Bronze Medal Boxer Needs To Be On Your Radar

For every Olympic Gold Medalist, I am going to take time and give a brief bio and context for fight fans who didn’t watch the Olympic boxing contest, but with Imam Khataev losing a heavily debated decision to Benjamin Whittaker, Khataev deserves the same treatment. Khataev, who fights like the

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01 Aug 2021

Monday Morning Boxing Coach – Olympic Medal Rounds + Wood & Rice Pull Off Upsets

Most Olympic Medal Match Are Set Before you deep-dive into the medal round matches my favorites from this Olympic Games so far are Imam Khataev, Lauren Price, Keyshawn Davis, Oshae Jones, Yuberjen Martínez, Benjamin Whittaker, and Pat McCormack. Men’s Flyweight Medal round bouts to be set on Monday. Men’s Featherweight

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31 Jul 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results – Day Eight First Gold Medal Match Set

Notable Performances Men’s Flyweight Yuberjen Martínez (COL) defeated Amit Panghal (IND) – Martinez is feeling like a generational talent, as his pressure, will and ability to cut off the ring, left the #1 seed Panghal trying to survive in the second half of the fight rather than trying to win.

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30 Jul 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results – Day Seven All In On Imam Khataev

Notable Performances Men’s Welterweight Pat McCormack (GBR) defeated Bobo – McCormack is a very good distance control, but more impressive was his ability to adjust to Bobo-Usmon Baturov’s pressure style, as by mid-way through the first round McCormack had taken control of the fight. The team from Brittan is very

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29 Jul 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results and Notable Fighters – Day 6 Results, U.S. 1-2 Tonight

Notable Performances Men’s Middleweight Oleksandr Khyzhniak (UKR) defeated Yuito Moriwaki (JPN) – Khyzhniak will be labeled a good amateur boxer with the assumption he is a backfoot fighter by boxing writers. Though Khyzhniak is a fantastic amateur boxer, it is based on volume and power and not nearly as much as

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28 Jul 2021

2020 Olympic Boxing Results – Day Five Results, Lauren Price Is A Star!

Notable Performances and Semi-Final Previews Men’s Featherweight Kurt Walker (IRE) defeats Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov (UZB) – WOW! Kurt Walker of Ireland, got on his backfoot, and outmoved and outboxed Mirzakhalilov, who fought a more pro-style and was not rewarded by the judges. Walker will now have a very tough outing in

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