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22 DECEMBER 2014

 


10   Articles

Boxing Odds Explained

For those of you that are left starring blankly at the odds being none the wiser here is a brief explanation of what all that -100 and +230 actually means to the man in the street. Boxing Odds Explained

Championship Rules

SecondsOut.com's guide to the rules of Chamionship Boxing Championship Rules

Marquis of Queensberry Rules

Governing Contests for Endurance (1865)
Patron -- John Sholto Douglas (1858-1900)
Written by John Graham Chambers Marquis of Queensberry Rules

Broughton's Rules of 1743

As agreed by several Gentlemen at Broughton’s Ampitheatre, Tottenham Court Road, London , England.August 16, 1743. Broughton's Rules of 1743

Bareknuckle Boxing in America

While fighting of various kinds was common on the American frontier, boxing was uncommon. The first two American boxers, both blacks, made their names in England. Bareknuckle Boxing in America

Early Boxing History

Fighting with fists was a sport about 6,000 years ago in what is now known as Ethiopia, from there it spread to ancient Egypt and eventually throughout the Mediterranean area. Ancient Crete also had a boxing-like sport, which probably developed independently, about 1,500 B.C. Early Boxing History

International Boxing Hall of Fame

History
The town of Canastota, New York, in 1982 decided to honor two local boys who made good as boxers: Carmen Basilio, world middleweight and welterweight champion in the 1950s, and Basilio's nephew, Billy Backus, who became world welterweight titlist in 1970. International Boxing Hall of Fame

History of the Golden Gloves

The name "Golden Gloves" was born in 1923 when a Chicago sports editor, Arch Ward, originated an amateur boxing tournament designed to help youth and promote amateur competition. History of the Golden Gloves

Interesting Boxing Facts

Did you know........? Interesting Boxing Facts
International Directory of Boxing Gyms

International Directory of Boxing Gyms

Have a Gym you would like to add, drop us a lineList compiled by David Dylis. International Directory of Boxing Gyms
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