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Gomez loses to Sotolongo in final

Updated: September 12, 2009, 2:37 PM ET
Associated Press

MILAN -- Light welterweight Frankie Gomez settled for silver at the world boxing championships on Saturday, losing 8-2 to Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo in the final and wrapping up another disappointing international tournament for the United States.

Gomez was the only American to make the finals, and had trouble dealing with the experience and longer reach of the Cuban fighter.

"I'm disappointed," Gomez said. "This is only my second tournament and first open tournament. His extra height ...

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