The first day of the 2012 USA Olympic boxing trials got underway Sunday at the Mobile Civic Center.
Most of the seeded boxers did well in the afternoon session of the U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials at the Mobile Civic Center on Sunday, though there were also some upsets.
The top two seeds in the middleweight division were defeated. Philadelphia’s Jesse Hart, who previously fought as a light heavyweight, dropped down in weight class and beat No. 1 seed Chris Pearson 18-6.
Second-seeded Edgar Alvardo Jr. of San Bernadino, Calif., lost a 20-16 decision to Milwaukee’s Luis Arias.
The bantamweight division saw a pair of upsets as well. No. 2 seed Joet Gonzalez of Glendora, Calif., lost to Traimaine Williams of New Haven, Conn., 14-12, while third-seeded Antonio Nieves of Cleveland lost to O’Shanique Foster of Orange, Texas.
Here are the complete results from Sunday’s early action:
Rau’shee Warren (Ohio) over John Franklin (Colorado) 22-13
Shawn Simpson (Illinois) over Emilio Sanchez (California) 29-14
Oscar Cantu (Texas) over Adam Lopez (Texas) 24-17
Stephon Young (Missouri) over Gabriel Montoya (Wyoming) 39-13
Toka Kahn Clary (Rhode Island) over Luis Cruz (New York) 15-10
Raynell Williams (Ohio) over Damon Allen (Pennsylvania) 18-12
Bryant Perrella (Florida) over Regis Prograis (Texas) 27-21
Errol Spence (Texas) over Samuel Vasquez (California) 24-17
Amir Imam (New York) over Luis Olivares (Arizona) 27-23
Arturo Trujillo (Pennsylvania) over Willie Jones (North Carolina) 20-18
Light Heavyweight Division
Marcus Browne (New York) over Sean Bettencourt (Massachussets) 12-4
Jeffrey Spencer (Colorado) over Caleb Plant (Tennessee) 17-12
Jerry Odom (Maryland) over Shaborn Ryals (Maryland) 31-20
Siju Shabazz (New Mexico) over Robert Brant (Minnesota) 14-8
Super Heavyweight Division
Andrew Shepherd (Colorado) over O’Jayland Brown 18-8
Brett Rather (Nevada) over Jonathan Hamm (Colorado) 83-81
Dominic Breazeale wins over Donovan Dennis with a knockout in the first round
Lenroy Thompson (KS) over Laron Mitchell (CA) 14-11