BOXERS WHO DIDN’T WIN GOLD AT THE OLYMPICS BUT WERE GREAT

It's intriguing how boxing has indeed been labelled as one of the most violent Olympic event. Although boxing has been a core component of the Olympic games for a long time, it still elicits a variety of responses from sports fans. Boxers may achieve remarkable achievements in beginner competitions and, at a certain point, become a formidable force on the pro tour. There are many boxers who did not make it big in the boxing world, particularly during the Olympics.

John H. Stracey

John Stracey was born in England and represented the United Kingdom at the 1968 real money casino games in Mexico City. He easily defeated his Canadian opponent in the first round. Only to face the formidable southpaw Ronnie Harris in the second round.

Despite succumbing to pressure and Olympic tension, Stacey provided his opponents with numerous reasons to be concerned. Despite the fact that one of the judges gave him the advantage over his opponents, he lost on points. Stracey will be recalled as one of the most courageous boxers to compete in the Olympics. Even though he lost, he put in a strong performance.

Roman was from Mexico and competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. While having to compete in the flyweight division, Roman went on to lose in the quarter-finals to Peter Lesov of Bulgaria, who ended up going on to win a gold medal in the flyweight segment. Did you know that at casino online you can bet on Gilberto Roman.

Trained by the boxing hall of Famer Ignacio Beristain, Roman was always destined for some exceptional things. He might have failed to win during the Olympics but his career wasn’t a bad one after all. He managed to win several national championships. He then joined the professional circuit in 1981. He went on and clinch the Super Flyweight title in 1986 when he got the better of Jiro Watanabe.

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