2012 Olympic Boxing Day 3 Live Results

Shields Courtesy AP

Guaranteed their spots in Olympic history, Team USA’s flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields are guaranteed to medal.  Both are hoping to upgrade to silver or gold by winning their semi-final matches.

Also in action is lightweight Katie Taylor, who has been a crowd favorite throughout the competition. Not to mention India’s Mary Kom, who has been wowing the audience in London.


Semi-final Matches (losers win bronze)


  • Ren Cancan (CHN) def. Marlen Esparza (USA) 10-8
  • Nicola Adams (GBR) def. Mary Kom (IND) 11-6


  • Katie Taylor (IRL) def. Mavzuna Choriyeva (TJK) 17-9
  • Sofya Ochigava (RUS) def. Adriana Araujo (BRA) 17-11 


  • Claressa Shields (USA) def. Marina Volnova (KAZ) 29-15 
  •  Nadezda Torlopova (RUS) def. Li Jinzi (CHN) 12-10


Gold Medal matches (Thursday morning)


Ren Cancan (CHN) vs. Nicola Adams (GBR)


Katie Taylor (IRL) vs. Sofya Ochigava (RUS)


Claressa Shields (USA) vs.  Nadezda Torlopova (RUS)


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