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Two Olympians Investigated For Gambling Allegations in Rio

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has said it is awaiting the outcome of an investigation into allegations that two Irish boxers at the Rio Olympics were engaged in gambling before it decid...Read More

Shields Leaves Door Open For Third Olympic Gold in 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Claressa Shields made history at the 2016 Olympics as the first U.S. boxer since 1904 to win two Olympic gold medals in the sport, and she wants everyone to know she’s not slowing d...Read More

Michael Conlan Has NO FEAR of AIBA's Threats of Action

Irish bantamweight Michael Conlan is not backing down after blasting Olympic boxing body AIBA as being 'corrupt' in an expletive-laden rant at the judging after losing to Russia's Vladimir Nikitin in ...Read More

Team USA: Olympic Postmortem

Team USA: Olympic Postmortem

By Cliff Rold - One gold. One silver. One bronze. It’s one medal more than US boxers had in 2012 and this time, unlike last, the men got in on the action. It was Olympic boxing so there was more than ...Read More

Nicola Adams To Ponder Next Career Move, Will She Go Pro?

Nicola Adams says she will take time out to decide her next move after she became the first British boxer in 92 years to retain an Olympic title on Saturday. Adams punched her way into the history boo...Read More

Rio Team Summary: Uzbekistan Tops Cuba, Makes HUGE Splash

The 2016 Rio-de-Janeiro Summer Olympics have come to an end, effectively ending what was a special Olympic boxing tourney in more than one way. Putting a much more detailed and thorough analysis aside...Read More

U.S. Team Hopes Shields Will Stay For 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

The U.S. boxing team won no more golds in Rio than in London four years ago -- none for the men and one for the women -- but there were signs of progress even as others piled up the medals....Read More

AIBA Warns That Michael Conlan Will Pay For His Disrespect!

Last Tuesday, Irish bantamweight Michael Conlan blasted Olympic boxing body AIBA as 'corrupt' in an expletive-laden rant at the judging after losing to Russia's Vladimir Nikitin in the quarter-finals....Read More

Tischenko vs. Levit Debate Goes On, 'Pro' Rematch Considered

Tuesday, August 16, marked the highest achievement of the Russian Olympic boxing team, when heavyweight Evgueny Tischenko overcame his Kazakh opponent Vasily Levit to capture Russia’s only gold at the...Read More

Claressa Shields Secures Second Gold Medal With Big Rio Win

Standing 5'8" to Fontijn's 5'9", Shields showed her versatility and speed in this fight to win her second gold medal. Shields, 21, set the tone early, coming out swinging with a wicked hook aimed at F...Read More

Nicola Adams Hopes To Inspire More Kids To Take Up Boxing

Nicola Adams said she wants to inspire more children, especially girls, to get involved in sport after making history by winning a second Olympic boxing title. Nicola Adams on Saturday became the firs...Read More

Claressa Shields vs. Nouchka Fontijn - CompuBox Historical Review

They throw similar amount of total punches per two-minute round and Claressa Shields landed nearly twice as man in her two 2016 Olympic wins. Nouchka Fontijn landed more jabs per round than Shields i...Read More

Arlen Lopez Secures Gold Medal - Day 15 at Rio Olympics

With only three matches on the docket, three gold medals were handed out during Day 15 at the Rio Olympics. Nicola Adams impressed in her gold medal match, becoming a two-time Olympic champion in the ...Read More

Nicola Adams Makes History, Secures Second Gold Medal

The first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal became the first to repeat the feat on Saturday when Britain's Nicola Adams retained her flyweight title by beating France's Sarah Ourahmoune....Read More

Stevenson vs. Ramirez Gold Medal Bout To Air Live On USA Network

Televised coverage of 2016 Olympic boxing from Rio has been sparse at best, but Team USA will at least have the chance to go out on a high note in front of a live televised audience. The bantamwei...Read More

Shakur Stevenson, Robeisy Ramirez Ready For Gold Medal War

Mossely Makes History With Securing Olympic Gold Victory

Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday in style by becoming the first Frenchwoman to win Olympic boxing gold. Mossely edged out China’s Yin Junhua in the lightweight category on a split points d...Read More

Because... That's Boxing For You.

Because... That's Boxing For You.

By Jake Donovan - Teofimo Lopez tried to warn media on site and viewers at home that corruption was alive and well, both in the 2016 Rio Olympics and within the International Boxing Association (AIBA)...Read More

Shields in The Final, Mossely Claims Gold - Day 14 Rio Olympics

It took no one by surprise today when USA Boxing's Claressa Shields did what she was expected to do in advancing to the women's middleweight final with a win over Kazakstan's Dariga Shakimova. ...Read More

Golden Gloves Inks Hasanboy Dusmatov, Eyes December Pro Debut

Earlier in the week, Hasanboy Dusmatov beamed in the honor of becoming the first boxing Gold medalist of the 2016 Rio Olympics. He now enjoys the distinction of becoming the first of the Class of 2...Read More