Boxing

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Boxing

Combat sport in which two people engage in a contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, and will, by throwing punches with gloved hands against each otheradd

Category: Boxing

Launched in 1965.

Countries: United States (26%), (26%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: Akhil Kumar, Deontay Wilder, BoxRec

Linked to: American Medical Association, World Boxing Association, International Boxing Association

 

Timeline


 

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1965

It was banned in Albania from 1965 till the fall of Communism in 1991; it is now legal add something


1969

Rajadamnern Stadium - In 1969, Rocky Marciano attended Rajadamnern as a guest referee for the International Boxing title match between Raksak Wayupuk and Saknoi Sor Kosum


1976

Dale Walters - One of the important junior international tournaments that Walters engaged in took place on June 6, 1976, in Victoria, BC, and was hosted by the London Boxing Club


1980

Since 1980, more than 200 amateur boxers, professional boxers and Toughman fighters have died due to ring or training injuries add something

 

The WBHF was founded by Everett L. Sanders in 1980 add something


1981

Ivailo Marinov - He won four gold medals in the European Boxing Championships in 1981, 1983, 1989 and 1991 and a silver medal in 1985

 

Ivailo Marinov - He won four gold medals in the European Boxing Championships in 1981, 1983, 1989 and 1991 and a silver medal in 1985


1982

Boxing's International Hall of Fame was inspired by a tribute an American town held for two local heroes in 1982 add something


1984

Francesco Damiani - At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he again lost to Biggs in the final, despite Biggs' home crowd booing at the judges decision who believed Damiani won the contest which led to the leading BBC Boxing commentator Harry Carpenter, who was commentating for the BBC sport Olympic coverage, to say that "


1985

Vadim Yemelyanov - Boxing - Since 1985 an annual boxing tournament has been held there in his honor

 

Michael Bentt - He was a three-time selected member of the United States All-American National Boxing Team , captain of the 1986 United States Goodwill Games Boxing Team and the 1987 United States Pan American Games Boxing Team


1986

Michael Bentt - After having won the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships and the 1987 PanAmerican Games he placed a controversial second in the 1988 United States Olympic Trials to the eventual 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist, Ray Mercer

 

Arnaldo Mesa - In 1986 he already won the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Reno, Nevada


1988

Michael Bentt - Although he was the officially selected team alternate at 201 lbs Bentt declined to serve as an alternate on the 1988 Olympic Boxing Team

 

Michael Bentt - As both his mother and father are Jamaican citizens, he won the right to fight on the Jamaican Olympic Boxing Team after stopping the island nation's top amateur heavyweights in the 1988 Jamaican Olympic Trials


1989

The International Boxing Hall of Fame opened in Canastota in 1989 add something


1990

The first inductees in 1990 included Jack Johnson, Benny Leonard, Jack Dempsey, Henry Armstrong, Sugar Ray Robinson, Archie Moore, and Muhammad Ali. Other world-class figures include Salvador Sanchez, Fabio Martella, Roberto "Manos de Piedra" Durán, Ricardo Lopez, Gabriel "Flash" Elorde, Vicente Saldivar, Ismael Laguna, Eusebio Pedroza, Carlos Monzón, Azumah Nelson, Rocky Marciano, Pipino Cuevas and Ken Buchanan add something


1992

Markus Beyer - He competed in the Barcelona Games of 1992, and won a bronze medal at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin

 

Serik Konakbayev - In 1992, Konakbayev became honorary president of Kazakhstan Boxing Federation, and in 1999, Konakbayev became a member of the Kazakhstan parliament


1994

Regilio Tuur - In 1994 won the world title of the World Boxing Organisation by beating Eugene Speed from the United States in his hometown Rotterdam


1996

Dale Walters - He was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996

 

Scott Harrison (boxer) - In 1996 he won the bronze medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships in Vejle

 

Tontcho Tontchev - In 1996 he won the silver medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships in Vejle

 

Jean Pascal - Pascal played hockey and soccer, but after watching his older brother become the Quebec $ Boxing Champion in 1996, Pascal, at 13 years of age, started to visit boxing gym "Club Champions St-Michel" once or twice every week

 

Andrew Golota - The fight was held at Madison Square Garden on July 11, 1996, and was televised by HBO as part of its World Championship Boxing series


1997

In 1997, the American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians was established to create medical protocols through research and education to prevent injuries in boxing add something


1999

Alex Stewart (boxer) - Boxing - After two consecutive knockout losses, Stewart retired from boxing in 1999, and after retiring worked in the New York area for a liquor distributor

 

Rocky Juarez - In 1999 he won the world title at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in his home town

 

Erin Toughill - Under the watch of her LA Boxing trainer Sean McCully, Toughill debuted in mixed martial arts on September 27, 1999 and fought to a draw with Irma Verhoeff at World Vale Tudo Championship 9 in Aruba


2000

Ali Ismailov - He won a bronze medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships, followed by early loss at the 2000 Olympics

 

Ken Buchanan - In 2000, he was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame

 

Sergei Kharitonov - Sergei started his Amateur Boxing Career in 2000


2001

Akhil Kumar - In 2001 he won another gold medal in the International Invitational Boxing Championship in Russia


2002

Ingemar Johansson - In 2002, he was inducted to the International Boxing Hall of Fame


2003

Mike McCallum - He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003


2004

Hovhannes Danielyan - Danielyan won a bronze medal at the 2004 Junior World Amateur Boxing Championships in Jeju

 

Eduard Hambardzumyan - Hambardzumyan won a gold medal at the 2004 Junior World Amateur Boxing Championships in Jeju

 

Odlanier Solis - He won the Olympic Gold medal in Athens 2004 and was a three-time winner at the World Amateur Boxing Championships

 

Sergei Kharitonov - In the fall of 2004 he competed in the Russian Boxing Championship and placed second


2005

Demetrius Andrade - Andrade won the United States Amateur Boxing Championship in 2005, and repeated it in 2006 when he won the National Golden Gloves

 

Non Boonjumnong - In 2005 he competed for Thailand at the Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia, losing both his matches in the preliminary round

 

Andrey Balanov - In 2005 he was part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Boxing World Cup

 

Aleksei Tishchenko - In 2005 he was part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Boxing World Cup

 

Akhil Kumar - In 2005, Kumar won the gold medal at the 4th Commonwealth Federation Boxing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland

 

Akhil Kumar - In 2005, he won the gold medal at the 4th Commonwealth Boxing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland

 

Akhil Kumar - In 2005, the Indian government gave him the Arjuna Award for his achievements in international Boxing


2006

Gyula Kate - In 2006 he won a bronze medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships after he was beaten in the semi finals by Russia's Oleg Komissarov


2007

In 2007, one study of amateur boxers showed that protective headgear did not prevent brain damage, The Gothenburg study analyzed temporary levels of neurofiliment light in cerebral spinal fluid which they conclude is evidence of damage, even though the levels soon subside add something

 

It was banned in Sweden until 2007 when the ban was lifted but strict restrictions, including four three-minute rounds for fights, were imposed add something

 

Kubrat Pulev - In 2007. he won the Chemiepokal tournament and was regarded as one of the favorites at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships, but had a bad draw and lost early to southpaw Olympic bronze medalist and eventual winner Roberto Cammarelle

 

Andre Dirrell - Dirrell defeated prospect Curtis Stevens on HBO's Boxing After Dark in June 2007

 

Madison Square Garden - The original 18½' × 18½' ring, which was brought from the second and third generation of the Garden, was officially retired on September 19, 2007, and donated to the International Boxing Hall of Fame after 82 years of service


2008

Mary Kom - After an eight-year break, she won a silver medal at the 2008 Asian Women's $ Boxing Championship in India and a fourth successive gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship in China, followed by a gold medal at the 2009 Asian Indoor Games in Vietnam

 

Akhil Kumar - Beijing Olympic Boxing 2008 China Quarter Finalist

 

Vaia Zaganas - Zaganas returned to Vancouver in 2008 and is currently teaching boxing at her gym, Sparta Boxing and Fitness


2009

Perry Ubeda - Not one to be known to turn down a challenge, he entered pro-boxing and had reasonable success, winning the Pro Boxing Brill Ben Carré Amsterdam Cup. He had his last kickboxing bout against good friend ?ahin Yakut at It's Showtime 2009 Amsterdam, losing by unanimous decision

 

Mixed martial arts - On July 30, 2009, a motion was made at the annual meeting of the Association of Boxing Commissions to adopt these rules as the "Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts"

 

Akhil Kumar - World Amateur Men Boxing Championship Milan, Italy, September 2009 Participation

 

Recently, however, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao skillfully used the strategy to gauge the power of welterweight titlist Miguel Cotto in November 2009 add something


2011

Mary Kom - In 2011, she won gold in the 48 kg class at the Asian Women's Cup in China, and in 2012 took the gold medal in the 51 kg class at the Asian Women's Boxing Championship in Mongolia

 

Jean Pascal - The rematch with Bernard Hopkins was held on May 21, 2011 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, broadcast on HBO World Championship Boxing


2012

Darren O'Neill - Boxing - At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London he again captained the Irish boxing team, but went out in the last 16 to Stefan Härtel

 

Adriana Araujo - Boxing - Women's boxing debuted at the 2012 Summer Olympics, with Araújo selected to represent Brazil

 

Claressa Shields - Following Shields' victory at the U.S. Olympic trials, it was initially reported that she would need only a top-8 finish at the 2012 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Qinhuangdao, China, in order to qualify for the 2012 Olympics

 

BoxRec - Since 2012 the site has hosted Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing

 

Bradley Saunders - Saunders signed his first professional contract with Frank Warren and made his professional Boxing debut on 10 February 2012 against Jason Nesbitt scoring a TKO victory in the 3rd round


2013

Virgil Hill - In 2013, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

 

Kubrat Pulev - On 5 May 2013 after an update Kubrat Pulev topped the rankings of the International Boxing Federation in the heavyweight category, as of June 2013 he is being ranked 1 place on the list


2014

Darren Barker - Boxing - Following the fight, Barker spoke about retirement due to a recurring hip injury, for which he had received surgery a few years earlier, and eventually in 2014 he announced his retirement from boxing

 

Norway legalized professional boxing in December 2014 add something


2015

Claressa Shields - Boxing - In 2015, Shields became the first American to win titles in women's boxing at the Olympics and Pan American games

 

Andre Berto - On January 22, it was announced Andre Berto would face his 32nd opponent on March 13th, 2015 as part of the new Premier Boxing Champions series on Spike TV.

 

Andre Berto - On January 22, 2015, it was announced Andre Berto would face Josesito Lopez on March 13, 2015 as part of the new Premier Boxing Champions series on Spike TV. Berto won the fight, stopping Lopez in the sixth round and acquiring the interim WBA welterweight title in the process

 

Jose Pedraza (boxer) - On June 13, 2015 Pedraza captured the vacant International Boxing Federation junior lightweight world championship by defeating Russia's Andrey Klimov via unanimous decision

 

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. - On July 6, 2015, the World Boxing Organization stripped Mayweather of its welterweight championship, which Mayweather won in the bout


2016

However, in 2016 prefessionals were admitted to the Olympics add something

 

Katie Taylor - Boxing - Hugely popular in Ireland, she is credited with raising the profile of women's boxing at home and abroad, and in 2016 turned professional

 

Manny Pacquiao - Boxing - Boxing Fans were surprise as Manny Pacquiao choose to challenge Timothy Bradley Jr. in a rubber match on April 9, 2016 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

 

Manny Pacquiao - Boxing - On October 15, 2016, a farmer in neighboring Nabawan, Sabah, Malaysia shocked many residents in the state as his face was found to be resembling Pacquiao during a pepper planting course held in the district, triggering rumors that Pacquiao had quit boxing for good in favor of pepper planting

 

Anthony Joshua - Boxing - In November 2016, Joshua announced he would be investing in a members-only fitness gym, BXR. Joshua teamed up with the founders of BXR and put together a number of sports therapists, boxers, boxing coaches and MMA fighters


2017

Leon Spinks - In August of 2017, Leon was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame along with his brother, Michael

 

Deontay Wilder - As of January 2017 he is ranked as the world's third best heavyweight by "The Ring" magazine and BoxRec, and fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board

 

Gennady Golovkin - As of January 2017, he is ranked as the world's number one middleweight by BoxRec, and second by "The Ring" magazine and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board

 

Anthony Joshua - As of February 2017, Joshua is ranked as the world's best heavyweight by BoxRec, second by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fifth best by "The Ring" magazine

 

Deontay Wilder - On February 27, 2017, the World Boxing Council ordered Wilder to fight mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne, with negotiations to begin immediately

 

Mary Kom - Boxing - In March 2017, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, appointed Mary Kom along with Akhil Kumar as national observers for boxing

 

Akhil Kumar - Boxing - In March 2017, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, appointed Akhil Kumar along with Mary Kom as national observers for boxing

 

Claressa Shields - On March 10, 2017 she faced Szilvia Szabados for the North American Boxing Federation middleweight title, and won

 

Deontay Wilder - As of April 2017 he is ranked as the world's third best heavyweight by "The Ring" magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fourth by BoxRec

 

Gennady Golovkin - As of May 2017, he is ranked as the world's best middleweight by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and second best by "The Ring"

 

Deontay Wilder - As of June 2017 he is ranked as the world's third best heavyweight by "The Ring" magazine, behind Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua and the fourth best by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec

 

Wladimir Klitschko - Boxing - On 11 July 2017, Eddie Hearn traveled to the United States to apply for a Nevada boxing license for promoting and to scout potential locations in Las Vegas speaking to MGM. He had a tour of the T-Mobile Arena

 

Leon Spinks - In August 2017, Leon was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame along with his brother, Michael

 

Anthony Joshua - Boxing - On 3 August 2017, Klitschko announced on his website and social media channels that he was retiring from boxing

 

Kubrat Pulev - Boxing - On 3 August 2017, Klitschko announced on his website and social media channels that he was retiring from boxing

 

Demetrius Andrade - As of September 2017, he is ranked the worlds best light middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and fourth best by "The Ring

 

Deontay Wilder - As of October 2017, he is ranked as the world's third best active heavyweight by "The Ring" magazine, and fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec

 

Jean Pascal - On October 30, 2017 Warriors $ Boxing Promotions announced a Friday night boxing card presented by "Premier Boxing Champions" would take place December 8 at the Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida

 

Demetrius Andrade - On November 29, 2017 Keith Connolly, manager of middleweight prospect Sergiy Derevyanchenko spoke to Boxing Scene claiming that Andrade had pulled out of a deal to fight Derevyanchenko on December 16 in Laval, Quebec on the Saunders-Lemieux WBO middleweight championship undercard

 

Vitali Klitschko - On December 5, 2017, it was announced that Vitali Klitschko had been elected as an International Boxing Hall of Fame member in the Modern Category , with the induction ceremony scheduled for June 2018


2018

Vasyl Lomachenko - Boxing - The fight itself averaged 1,439,000 viewers and peaked at 1,749,000 viewers, making it the most-watched boxing fight on cable television in 2018

 

Manoj Kumar (boxer) - In 2018, India Open International Boxing Tournament held in Delhi, Manoj Kumar wins Bronze Medal in his weight category

 

Deontay Wilder - As of January 2018, Wilder is ranked as the world's second best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by "The Ring" magazine and BoxRec

 

Gennady Golovkin - As of January 2018, he is ranked as the world's best active middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board , and second by "The Ring" magazine and BoxRec

 

Demetrius Andrade - As of April 2018, Andrade is ranked as the world's seventh best active middleweight by "The Ring" magazine, eighth by ESPN, and ninth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board

 

Artur Beterbiyev - As of June 2018, he is ranked as the world's seventh best active light-heavyweight by "The Ring" magazine, and eighth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and BoxRec

 

Eleider Alvarez - As of June 2018, Álvarez is ranked the as world's fourth best active light-heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fifth by "The Ring" magazine

 

Claressa Shields - On June 22, 2018, Shields defeated Hanna Gabriels by unanimous decision, winning the vacant World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation middleweight belts

 

Demetrius Andrade - As of August 2018, Andrade is ranked as the world's seventh best active middleweight by "The Ring" magazine, and ninth by ESPN, and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board

 

Eleider Alvarez - As of August 2018, Álvarez is ranked the as world's best active light-heavyweight by "The Ring Magazine" and Boxrec, second by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board

 

Gennady Golovkin - Boxing - As of October 2018, he is ranked as the world's second best active middleweight by "The Ring" magazine, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board , and BoxRec

 

Oleksandr Usyk - After positive meetings between Bellew's promoter Eddie Hearn and K2's Alexander Krassyuk, on 20 August, Boxing Scene reported the fight was likely to take place on 10 November 2018