American’s Antonio Vargas and Gary Russell one win away from Rio

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) A pair of American boxers advanced to the quarterfinals of the penultimate World Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday, and with the wins are now just one victory away from earning a spot at the Rio Games this summer. Flyweight Antonio Vargas (52kg/114lbs) and light welterweight Gary Russell (64kg/141lbs) both won their first three bouts of the tourney, which got underway last week in Azerbaijan, moving them into…

June 22, 2016