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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing

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

fightclubamerica.com/about/history-of-boxing

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 ...

www.britannica.com/sports/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  ...

whitecollarboxing.com/boxinfo.htm

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 ...

www.historyofboxing.info

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

www.olympic.org/boxing-equipment-and-history

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

iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/Spring03/Bueneventura/history.htm

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.

www.artofmanliness.com/2009/05/30/boxing-a-manly-history-of-the-sweet-science-of-bruising

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, ...

www.bbbofc.com/content/history-boxing

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 ...

www.history.com/news/category/boxing

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