81
      Saturday
      93 / 64
      Sunday
      96 / 65
      Monday
      98 / 68

      Avenal Boxer Falls Short At Olympics

      An Avenal native's gold medal dreams are gone at the 2012 Olympics.

      Lightweight boxer Jose Ramirez lost in the round of 16 to a fighter from Uzbekistan, 15-11, on Thursday.

      After the fight, he tweeted, "Thank you all who showed support. I hope I gave you all a great show. I wasn't the better fighter today, but I thank God for this opportunity."

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER