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Results: USA Olympic boxing trials conclude; 9 division winners in total

With the rain falling quietly outside the Reno Events Center, eight Olympic hopefuls stepped in to the ring for a final nine minutes of boxing for an Olympic Trials title. Two boxers fought all the way back from a loss on opening day, a tournament favorite bounced back from an early upset, and a younger brother duplicated the improbable feat of his Olympian and World Champion brother on Sunday in Reno.

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Day 1 USA Boxing Olympic trials results from Reno

2015 Pan American Games champion Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.) boxed for the first time since his gold medal win in Toronto in the opening bout on Monday. He showed off the skills that earned him international gold in his Olympic Trials debut against Khalid Twaiti (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Vargas took a 3-0 decision over Twaiti in their flyweight bout to move on to the winners bracket semifinals where he will face Eros Correa (San Jose, Calif.)

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