Mark Barriga finishes his Olympic journey

After winning big in his first fight against the Italian Manuel Cappai and after fueling Filipinos hope for an Olympic medal, lone Filipino Boxer in the on-going London Olympics 2012 Mark Anthony Barriga finally finishes his Olympic journey.

Fighting in the Round of 16 against Kazakhstan’s Birzhan Zhakypov, Barriga wasn’t successful to get the ticket to the Quarterfinals. With 2 warnings given to Barriga in the 3rd round, 2 points was added to the Kazakh boxer that gave him the 1 point edge over our Pinoy Boxer. Total score after 3 rounds was 16-17 in favor of Zhakypov.

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