Hard hits of Olympic boxing

Could

you imagine the sting of a punch to the face? Olympic boxers of all weights

duke it out with stunning hooks and jabs in these frozen frames of competition. -- By Paul Rosales, Yahoo! Sports

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Roberto Cammarelle of Italy (R) in action with Mohammed Arjaoui of Morocco during the Men's Super Heavy ( 91kg) Boxing on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 5 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Anthony Joshua of Great Britain (R) in action with Erislandy Savon Cotilla of Cuba during the Men's Super Heavy ( 91kg) Boxing on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Birzhan Zhakypov of Kazakhstan (R) in action with Mark Barriga of Philippines during the Men's Light Fly (46-49kg_ Boxing on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Boxing - LOCOG Test Event for London 2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Declan Geraghty of Ireland (Blue) trades punches with Worapoj Petchkoom of Thailand during their quaterfinal, 56kg bout at ExCel on November 25, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Nadezda Torlopova (Blue) of Russia competes against Edith Ogoke (Red) of Nigeria during the Women's Middle (75kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Terrell Gausha of United States (L) in action with Andranik Hakobyan of Armenia during their Men's Middle weight (75kg) bout on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Han Soonchul of Korea (L) in action with Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan during the Men's Light (60kg) Boxing on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Julio la Cruz Peraza of Cuba (L) in action with Ihab Almatbouli of Jordan during the Men's Light Heavy (64kg) Boxing on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 4 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Anderson Mina Rojas of Equador (R) in action with Uktamjon Rahmonov of Uzbekistan during the Men's Light Welter (64kg) Boxing on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 5 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Magomedrasul Medzhidov of Azerbeijan (L) in action with Meji Mwanba of DR Congo during the Men's Super Heavy (91 kg) Boxing on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Sofya Ochigava of Russia (Blue) competes against Alexis Pritchard (Red) of New Zealand during the Women's Light (60kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 7 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba (L) in action with Chatchai Butdee of Thailand during the Men's Fly (52kg) Boxing on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Anthony Joshua of Great Britain (L) in action with Zhilei Zhang of China during the Men's Super Heavy ( 91kg) on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Karlha Magiliocco of Venuzuela (R) in action with Erica Matos of Brazil during the Women's Fly (48-51kg) Boxing on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Marlen Esparza of the United States (Blue) competes against Karlha Magliocco (Red) of Venezuela during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: John Joe Nevin of Ireland (L) in action with Oscar Valdez Fierro of Mexico during the Men's Bantam (56kg) Boxing on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Marlen Esparza of the United States competes against Karlha Magliocco of Venezuela during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 2 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Jose Ramirez of United States (L) in action with Rachid Azzedine of France during their Men's Light (60kg) Boxing bout on day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Sofya Ochigava of Russia (Blue) competes against Alexis Pritchard (Red) of New Zealand during the Women's Light (60kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 11 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan (R) in action with Gabriel Maestre Prez of Venuzuela during the Men's Welter (69kg) Boxing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Anna Laurell of Sweden (R) in action with Naomi-Lee Fischer-Rasmussen of Australia during the Women's Middle (69-75kg) Boxing on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 10 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Marina Volnova of Kazakhstan (Blue) competes against Savannah Marshall (Red) of Great Britain during the Women's Middle (75kg) Boxing Quarterfinals on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 12 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Katie Taylor (R) of Ireland in action against Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikistan during the Women's Light (60kg) Boxing semifinals on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 12 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Nadezda Torlopova (R) of Russia in action against Jinzi Li of China during the Women's Middle (75kg) Boxing semifinals on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

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