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The world governing body for amateur boxing the AIBA suspends judges and refs who were part of the 2016 Olympics. The moves comes today as an announcement was made that all 36 officials in total...

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The USA had not won an Olympic Gold medal for 12 years in men’s boxing and will have to wait a little longer. Their talented 19 year old fighter Shakur Stevenson took on Cuba’s Robeisy Ramirez in...

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The 2016 Olympic games in Rio have been tainted by the sport of amateur boxing’s widespread controversy stemming from controversial judging. It’s been 28 years since the Roy Jones Jr 1988 scandal in Seol, but...

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Broadcaster and boxing Hall of Fame inductee Teddy Atlas has called out AIBA (Amateur International Boxing Association), it’s president Dr. Wu and broadcaster NBC who he was commentating for this week at the Olympics. Atlas, a...

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Irish boxer Michael Conlan has spoken on what referee Kheira Sidi Yakoub said to him during his controversial fight with Russian Vladimir Nikitin in this year’s Olympics. The disgraceful decision that saw Conlan robbed of a...

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Floyd Mayweather has been in Rio for this year’s Olympic boxing action supporting team USA but with his promoter’s hat on now, has revealed his main reason for being in attendance. It didn’t take a...

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Professional boxing promoter Eddie Hearn brought up an interesting idea ahead of today’s Olympic boxing action in Rio. The Russian bantamweight Nikitin who recenlty beat Irish boxer Michael Conlan through the gift of some awful...

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Following some highly controversial judging that evoked massive negative sentiment, both directly at this year’s Rio Olympics and from fans around the world watching, the AIBA (Amateur International Boxing Association) have decided that some officials...

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The Rio Olympic boxing scandal is all anyone can talk about in boxing at the moment following disgraceful decisions in recent days that saw fighters from Kazakhstan, Ireland and the USA all lose out because of shocking judging....

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An Olympic boxing robbery of disgusting proportions. Judging decisions in amateur and professional boxing have always been subjective down through the years and evoked plenty of controversy at that, but in 2016 with all the...

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The move to allow pro boxers fight at Olympics 2016 was questioned right from the get go since it’s introduction and now with all three male pro fighters out of the tournament early on, further...

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The Michael Conlan Rio Olympics campaign got underway in good fashion today in Brazil and boosted the Irish team’s morale significantly. The 2015 World amateur champion showed just why so many are tipping him for...

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Floyd Mayweather scouting new talent for his promotional roster at this year’s Olympics in Brazil. Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather has not boxed for some while now, with his perfect record of 49-0 (26KO) as it was...

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Don’t miss any of the scores with our Rio Olympics boxing results day 7 blog here at Boxing News and Views. Today will see the first bit of female boxing action at this year’s Olympics...

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Don’t miss a single beat or score today with our Rio Olympics boxing results day 6 live blog here at Boxing News and Views. Day 6 is now upon us and this year’s Olympic boxing...

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