2008 United States Olympians

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The United States sent a contingent of eight boxers to the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Deontay Wilder was the only medalist for the team, capturing a bronze medal.

Gary Russell Jr. was to compete as a bantamweight but failed to make weight. The United States was unable to qualify boxers in the Light heavyweight and Super heavyweight classes.


Round of 32

Round of 16



  • 201 lbs: Clemente Russo DEF Deontay Wilder Points 7-1 (Wilder wins bronze medal)