Twitter: @boxingroundup – Historically the U.S has always featured heavily on the medal podium in men’s Olympic boxing. The American athletes have provided some of the most memorable performances in Olympic rings down through the years.
The United States enjoyed immense success between the ropes from as far back as Helsinki 1952 until as recently as Seoul 1988. However there has been a noticeable decrease in number of times The Star-Spangled Banner has echoed across boxing medal podiums since the Korean Games. Continue reading
This Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., one of the top boxers in the sport, Adrien “The Problem” Broner, will be fighting for his third world title against Brooklyn native Paulie Malignaggi. As a Cincinnati native, Broner has put the Queen City back on the map in boxing and three fighters who currently live and train out of Cincinnati alongside Broner will be looking to continue that momentum appearing on the undercard of the SHOWTIME-televised event. Continue reading