Advertisement
Advertisement

U.S. Olympic Team Last Chance Qualifier Day 6 Results

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The final three U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men’s Boxing were clinched on Saturday night at the Last Chance Qualifier Tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio. Due to the large number of participants in the light welterweight, welterweight and middleweight divisions, there road to gold was extended an extra day.

After a six long days of boxing, the champions were crowned in the loaded weight divisions. An exciting light welterweight final round bout opened the evening action as 2009 National Champion Duran Caferro (Helena, Mont.) faced off with Ohio’s own Robert Easter, Jr. (Toledo, Ohio). The two boxers had the crowd in their feet in an action packed third round and Caferro took the title on a 33-24 decision.

Amir Imam (Albany, N.Y.) won the final welterweight berth in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials with six straight victories in Cincinnati. Imam claimed the welterweight title with a 27-15 decision over Patrick Day (Freeport, N.Y.) in the final round contest.

The final championship bout of the Last Chance Qualifier was contested in the middleweight division. Two-time National Champion Luis Arias (Milwaukee, Wis.) faced Kenton Sippio-Cook (Round Rock, Texas) for the final U.S. Olympic Team Trials berth, and he won the last spot with a 39-21 victory.

Saturday’s trio joins the seven champions from Friday in advancing to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men’s Boxing, July 31-August 6, in Mobile, Ala. The seven champions from Friday were: light flyweight Erros Correa (San Jose, Calif.), flyweight Shawn Simpson (Chicago, Ill.), bantamweight Isaac Torres (Mission, Texas), lightweight Raynell Williams (Cleveland, Ohio), light heavyweight Shaborn Ryals (Washington DC), heavyweight Robert Jekabson (Chicago, Ill.), and super heavyweight Brett Rather (Las Vegas, Nev.).

Saturday’s Championship Results

141 lbs: Duran Caferro, Helena, Mont., dec. Robert Easter, Jr., Toledo, Ohio, 33-24
152 lbs: Amir Imam, Albany, N.Y., dec. Patrick Day, Freeport, N.Y., 27-15
165 lbs: Luis Arias, Milwaukee, Wis., dec. Kenton Sippio-Cook, Round Rock, Texas, 39-21

Tags: Amateur Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Ricky Burns-Kiryl Relikh SSE Hydro Ticket Information Canelo-Smith HBO Special To Debut on September 10 Luis Concepcion Unseats Kohei Kono, Taguchi Beats Miyazaki Metcalf-Pryce To Head MGM Liverpool Show In October Juanma Isn't Sure if He Will Fight on After Vazquez Jr. Showdown Badou Jack on DeGale, Says PEDs Help Keep Bute From Fading Hearn Fires Back at Canelo: Brook is Doing What You Won't Do! Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev, GGG-Brook, Easter, More Kell Brook: Once I Beat Gennady Golovkin - I'm The Man! Quigg Backs Frampton: He Nullified Santa Cruz, Won By 3 Points Badou Jack-Callum Smith To Be Ordered on 9/13, Says Hearn Tarver Wanted Big Money, Co-Feature Billing For Usyk Sparring AIBA Executives To Meet, Discuss Further Changes, Improvements Kohei Kono-Luis Concepcion: Pre-Fight Report Card Arum Expects Pacquiao To Have at Least Two Fights in 2017 Rex Tso To Keep a Close Eye on Kono vs. Concepcion Outcome Neeco Macias: I Was Lucky Enough To Be Blessed With Heart George Foreman Fails To Sell His Lambo at Huge Car Auction Eubank Jr: Brook Has No Fire, He's Happy To Get Golovkin Payday Ed Brown Continues Busy Schedule, TV Networks Interested Peralta: Until Recently I Went Hungry, I Suffered A lot, Overcame It Canelo: Let's See if Liam Smith is The Fighter He Says He Is Jack Asis Calls it a Day, Decides To Retire From Boxing Cuadras: Chocolatito is Too Small, I Will Get The Job Done Don King: Povetkin-Stiverne Can Go To Russia, Putin is My Friend Sugar Ray Leonard on What Brook Needs To Shock Golovkin Juanma Calls Vazquez a Clown, Reveals Details of Catch-Weight Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Canelo, Khan, Golovkin-Brook, More Sergio Mora: That Was No Knockdown vs. Jacobs; Was All My Ankle Video: Kell Brook Glowing With Confidence as Golovkin Nears Joshua-Pulev, Parker-Price, Whyte-Chisora Triple on 11/26? Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Joshua's Return, DeGale, Jack, Smith Amir Khan: I Want The Danny Garcia Fight, I Want Him in May Malignaggi vs. El Mousaoui in Line For EBU Clash, Bundu Stripped Brook: I've Faced Death, Golovkin is Fun - I'll Rip Into Him! Canelo: When My Body is Ready, I'll Take on Anyone and Everyone Tyrone Brunson vs. Ismael Garcia Tops 10/14 Card in Philly Joseph Diaz Jr. Feels He’s Close to a Title Shot After Cancio Fight Joseph Parker's Handlers Interested in Facing David Price Next Daniel Jacobs Wants To ‘Hurt’ Sergio Mora, ‘Shut That Trap Of His’
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement