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The earliest known depiction of boxing comes from a Sumerian relief ... In Ancient Greece boxing was a well developed sport and ...


History of boxing: Boxing is a sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism ( literally fist fight) and prizefighting (in other words, the fight for prizes/money). Boxing ...


History. Early years. Boxing first appeared as a formal Olympic event in the 23rd Olympiad (688 bce), but fist-fighting contests must certainly have had their origin  ...


Boxing History. Boxing. Boxing, often called "the manly art of self-defense," is a sport in which two competitors try to hit each other with their glove-encased fists ...


History Of Boxing, Boxing In US, Boxing Events and Categories. Boxing is one of the most popular games, especially in Europe and the Americas.


Ancient and modern boxing rules equipment and history. Origins, Roman development, Amateur boxing. Gloves, mouthpiece and ring. Olympic history.


The first documented "boxing match" took place in 1681 in Britian when the Duke of Albemarle engineered a bout between his butler and his butcher.


May 30, 2009 ... This connection to cultural ideals and masculinity has given boxing a volatile history. At times when society felt its manliness to be on the wane, ...


A BRIEF HISTORY OF BOXING. In ancient Greece, boxing was a popular amateur competitive sport and was included in the first Olympic Games. In ancient ...


Fifty years after Muhammad Ali refused military induction during the Vietnam War, a new book examines the heavyweight champ's controversial decision.