USA Boxing Team

Olympic Boxing Update as of Monday, August 15

On Sunday, August 14, the 19-year-old bantamweight Shakur Stevenson from the U.S. defeated Robenilson De Jesus of Brazil in the Round of 16 after earning a bye in the Round of 32. On Tuesday, August 16th, Stevenson will be facing fellow 19-year-old, 5’4” Tsenbaatar Erdenebat of Mongolia in the quarterfinals. Whichever boxer emerges goes on to fight […]

Team USA led by Genaro Gamez victorious at 2014 Independence Cup

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 On Monday, three American boxers opened the 2014 international competition with victories at the Independence Cup in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Male lightweight Genaro “El Conde” Gamez of San Diego, CA, female lightweight Queen Underwood of Seattle, Washington, and male light welterweight Abraham Nova of Albany, N.Y. all earned preliminary victories in […]

Wonder Woman helps USA Boxing Team secure Gold

Sunday, May 19, at the 2013 Women’s Continental Championships in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, Team USA won eight gold medals in final round action which featured the top female athletes from North, Central and South America. Olympic bronze flyweight medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) added another international medal to her list of accolades with a 20-11 decision win […]

U.S. Men’s Boxing Team hits all time low, while women earn two medals

While the rest of the U. S. athletes are shining bright and winning all sorts of medals at this year’s Olympics, it appears the U. S. Men’s Boxing Team should have stayed home and watched the competition on TV. The 2012 London Olympic Games marks the first time the once great men’s amateur program has […]

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