Men’s USA Boxing Team Has Worst Ever Olympic Performance
Aug03

Men’s USA Boxing Team Has Worst Ever Olympic Performance

The United States boxing team at London 2012 had the worst showing in history for the USA at the Olympics. Previously, no team from the United States which competed at the Olympics failed to bring home at least one medal. Fielding a team of nine men’s boxers, out of a possible 10, the United States entered the London Olympics with a deep squad and a resounding sense of optimism. It was finally Rau’shee Warren’s time,...

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Olympic Boxing Weight Classes Guide
May17

Olympic Boxing Weight Classes Guide

Weight Classes for Olympics Boxing: For fans of professional boxing, getting used to the Olympic boxing weight classes takes a bit of an adjustment. While the divisional names will look familiar, the weight limits are not exactly consistent with the pro ranks. In Olympic boxing, there’s a total of 10 weight classes and they are internationally known for their weights in kilograms, as opposed to pounds. Combined with the three...

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History of Boxing at the Olympics
May17

History of Boxing at the Olympics

Olympic Boxing History Guide The history of boxing at the Olympics stretches back to the history of the Olympics themselves. In this guide, you’ll take a quick trip through time, learning more about boxing at the Olympics through its various stages, and the changes which have been implemented today. The Original Olympic Games in Greece The ancient Olympics in Greece date back to 776 B.C., and boxing was one of the core original...

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Summer Olympics Boxing Rules and Format
May17

Summer Olympics Boxing Rules and Format

Rules of Boxing at the Summer Olympics: Summer Olympics boxing, and amateur boxing altogether, is quite different from the professional sport. From the specific format of the Olympic competition to the scoring and judging system used, there’s a lot to know before you begin watching. Use this quick guide to get yourself up to date on the most important rules and guidelines for summer Olympics boxing at the 2012 London Games....

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Summer Olympics Boxing: 10 Boxing Terms to Know
May17

Summer Olympics Boxing: 10 Boxing Terms to Know

Summer Olympics boxing is always fun to watch — that is if you can find it buried down somewhere deep on the television schedule. Whether you’re an occasional fan or you’re entirely new to the sport of Olympic boxing, use the guide below to become familiar with some of what you’ll be seeing and hearing during the competition. Here’s a quick list of 10 boxing terms to know for the 2012 summer Olympics...

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