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Olympic boxing had a great number of stories and fights worth highlighting this XXXI Olympiad. The U.S. men’s team went from a complete shut-out in 2012 to winning two medals in Rio, and reigning champion Claressa Shields dominated the middleweight division to retain her Olympic championship.


A shocking loss for one of Ireland’s top ranked, a dabbing boxer winning a bronze medal and a Kenyan boxer with some serious dance moves in his corner making it to the quarterfinals were only a few of the great moments we saw in the Riocentro, and there are many more easily found on NBCOlympics.com.


Nico Hernandez (USA) upsets a top seeded fighter on his way to a bronze medal




Artem Harutyunyan (GER) 'dabs' his way to quarterfinal victory

 



 

Floyd "Money" Mayweather makes an Olympic appearance

 


 

Kenya's Peter Warui and his corner show off their dance moves

 



 

Vladimir Nikitin (RUS) upsets Michael Conlan (IRL) in controversial decision

 



 

Estelle Mossely (FRA) dislocates her opponents arm in first semifinal round

 



 

Brazil's Robson Conceicao claims his country's first-ever gold medal in boxing

 



 

Shakur Stevenson is defeated by Robeisy Ramirez in one of the closest matches in Rio

 





 

Great Britain's Nicola Adams becomes the first-ever female boxer to retain her Olympic championship...


 



 

...and Claressa Shields becomes the second American boxer in history to win two consecutive gold medals

 


 














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