Americans go 0-3 in tough Olympic boxing matchups
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Americans go 0-3 in tough Olympic boxing matchups

Havana : Cuba | Aug 01, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT
Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
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Olympic boxing team realized it faced a brutal slate of matchups Wednesday, taking on a Cuban world champion and two hulking Russian heavyweights. None of the three Americans could beat the odds to advance in London. Top-seeded bantamweight Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba beat Joseph Diaz Jr. FULL ARTICLE AT San Diego Union-Tribune
 
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