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  1. Saunders, Chisora at Copper again

    Dan Rafael

    Billy Joe Saunders, the British and Commonwealth middleweight champion, and heavyweight Dereck Chisora co-headlined the first pro boxing card at the Copper Box Arena -- a facility used for the 2012 London Olympics -- on Sept. 21. The card was a su...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
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  3. espnW Headliners -- Claressa Shields not giving up the fight

    Jim Caple

    Claressa Shields' boxing gold medal hasn't brought endorsements or TV interviews, but the 17-year-old isn't giving up the fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  4. Meet U.S. Olympians turning pro

    Dan Rafael

    The U.S. men's boxing team came up empty at the London Olympics this past summer. No medals. Nothing. It's the first time that has ever happened. But now it's on to the pro game, where there is no headgear, smaller gloves, longer fights and where kno...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  5. John Joe Nevin rethinks going pro

    Dan Rafael

    In October, Amir Khan's newly formed Super Fight Promotions announced that it had signed its second fighter: Ireland's John Joe Nevin, the 23-year-old who won the bantamweight silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics (beating Top Rank prospect Oscar ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  6. Manager Al Haymon signs six boxers from United States Olympic tea...

    Dan Rafael

    Six of the nine members of the U.S. Olympic boxing team in London -- Dominic Breazeale, Marcus Browne, Terrell Gausha, Errol Spence Jr., Jamel Herring and Rau'shee Warren -- have signed with manager Al Haymon in recent weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  7. Brazil says boxing officials denied request to review Olympic fin...

    The Brazilian Olympic Committee says boxing officials have turned down its request to review the result of the Olympic final.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Britain's Anthony Joshua takes super heav...

    Anthony Joshua won the Olympic super heavyweight gold medal in thrilling fashion Sunday, rallying from a third-round deficit to beat defending champion Roberto Cammarelle of Italy in a tiebreaker.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko repeats as lig...

    Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine won his second straight Olympic boxing gold medal on Sunday, completing his domination of the London lightweights with a 19-9 victory over South Korea's Han Soon-chul.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Kazakhstan's Serik Sapiyev takes welterwe...

    Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's welterweight division Sunday at the Olympic boxing tournament, overcoming Freddie Evans' home-crowd support in a 17-9 victory.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  11. 2012 London Olympics -- Russian official Vitaly Mutko critical of...

    Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has questioned some of the judging at the London Olympics, specifically in boxing and weightlifting.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez claims flyweight b...

    Flyweight Robeisy Ramirez won Cuba's second Olympic boxing gold medal of the games Sunday, capping a stellar run through the tournament with a 17-14 victory over Mongolia's Tugstsogt Nyambayar.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- Britain's Luke Campbell leads 1st night o...

    Oleksandr Usyk repeatedly crouched and leaped, his single lock of long hair doing its own dance atop his shaved head. The Ukrainian heavyweight then even did the splits in mid-air before landing on his knees with a triumphant thud.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- USOC chief promises changes to USA Boxing...

    The U.S. Olympic Committee is so disappointed by its medal-less men's boxing team that it will make changes to the sport's national governing body.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Zou Shiming, John Joe Nevin highlight win...

    When Lennox Lewis tells a heavyweight British boxer to do something, that boxer usually listens.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Wu Ching-Kuo expects judging system to re...

    The president of amateur boxing's governing body expects to replace the sport's computerized scoring system with the traditional professional judging system before the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  17. 2012 London Olympics -- 17-year-old Claressa Shields beats Nadezd...

    U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012