17 Aug 2016

Claressa Shields third American to medal

Women’s middleweight Claressa Shields picked up a victory today to help USA Boxing pick up it’s third medal for team USA. Shields, who was less mobile then the 2012 Olympic Games still easily defeated Yaroslava Yakushina of Russia, but appeared to be more content to sit on her back foot and

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16 Aug 2016

U.S. Olympic Update: Stevenson medals, Russell loses close bout

Shakur Stevenson became the second member of TEAM USA boxing to win a medal as he defeated Erdenebat Tsendbaatar in the bantamweight quarterfinals. Stevenson becomes the second member of Team USA to gain a medal as Nico Hernandez gained a bronze last week. Shakur Stevenson meets Vladimir Nikitin in the semi-finals

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14 Aug 2016

U.S. Olympic Update: Stevenson wins opener, Russell one win away from medal

Team U.S. Boxing favorite heading into Rio 2016 proved again why he is worth the hype as he destroyed Robenílson Vieira de Jesus of Brazil in the round of 16 in the bantamweight division. Stevenson, whom the judges tried their hardest to screw out of the decision, by giving the harmless

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13 Aug 2016

New podcast: Lukie Boxing U.S. Olympic Boxing Ep2

Lukie and ITRBoxing.com friend, Naota did a podcast this afternoon about everything related to The Olympic boxing for the 2016 games in Rio.   Hear their thoughts on Shakur Stevenson, Nico Hernandez getting bronze, Charles Conwell, Gary Antuanne Russell and more For a direct link click here  

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19 Jul 2016

Meet the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

With the Olympics in Rio a mere weeks away now I have decided to give you a short, not that extensive look at each fighter who made the team and some thoughts and feedback as well. Below is your 2016 U.S. Olympic team.   Men’s light flyweight – Nico Hernandez

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