Serik Sapiyev wins welterweight
LONDON -- Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's welterweight division Sunday at the Olympic boxing tournament, overcoming Freddie Evans' home-crowd support in a 17-9 victory.
Sapiyev earned redemption for his Olympic performance four years ago in Beijing, where the two-time world champion lost in the first round.
Sapiyev dominated Evans, the cagey fighter from Wales who unexpectedly reached the gold-medal bout. Sapiyev took a 10-5 lead into the third round by ...
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