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History of Boxing, Latest News and Upcoming Fights

Boxing Is Not All About How Hard You Hit

Welcome to Boxxmagazine, a site that gives you the latest updates of all boxing news online.

Boxx magazineLatestboxing news online:

  • The experts predict about Daniel Dubois (11-0, 10KOs) vs Nathan Gorman (16-0, 11KOs) fight at the boxing night in The O2, in London on July 13th, 2019, Saturday. History of boxing.
  • Manny Pacquiao to face Keith Thurman this July, still not official.
  • 31 years old boxing champion, Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, arrested for no reason
  • The Madison Square Garden fight between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz , New York on June 1, 2019.

History of boxing

Boxing as a sport dates back to 3rd century BC in Egypt which had been introduced to Greeks in 7th century BC in the ancient Olympic games. The history of amateur boxing is comparatively new from 1880 in England. It made its debut in modern Olympics in St Louis in 1904.

Famous Boxers

  1. Muhammad Ali (1942 –201): an American boxer nicknamed as “The Greatest” is one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of the 20th century and all times.
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson(1921 –1989): an American professional welterweight and middleweight boxer, was active between 1940 to 1965. Entered Boxing International Hall of Fame in 1990. He was ranked 2nd in the list of “80 Best Fighters of the Last 80 Years” by The Ring’s Magazine in 2002.
  3. Rocco Francis Marchegiano (1923 –1969): American heavyweight professional boxer, active between 1947 to 1955, held world heavyweight title continuously from 1952 to 1956.
  4. Michael Gerard Tyson (1966- present): American heavyweight boxer, active between 1985 to 2005. At the age of 20, he became the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title.

World Boxing Matches That Made History

The Boxx magazine in its latest boxing news online reports the most remarkable fights in the boxing history were:

  • Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali’s fight in Madison Square Garden, March 8, 1971
  • Joe Louis vs Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium, June 22, 1938
  • George Foreman and Muhammad Ali;’s fight in Kinshasa, Zaire, on Oct. 30, 1974.

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Weight Classes In Boxing

Boxx magazine in its latest boxing news online states that there were traditionally 8 weight classes for men which was increased to 17 by major boxing organizations in 2015. They are:

  1. 48 kg Minimumweight
  2. 49 kg Light flyweight
  3. 51 kg Flyweight
  4. 52 kg Super flyweight
  5. 53.5 kg Bantamweight
  6. 55 kg Super bantamweight
  7. 57 kg Featherweight
  8. 59 kg Super featherweight
  9. 61 kg The lightweight
  10. 63.5 kg The super lightweight
  11. 67 kg Welterweight
  12. 70 kg Super welterweight
  13. 72.5 kg The middleweight
  14. 76 kg The super middleweight
  15. 79 kg The light heavyweight
  16. 91 kg Cruiserweight
  17. Heavyweight, unlimited

Upcoming News Scores For The Latest Matches

The boxing news online and Boxx magazine report the following latest upcoming boxing matches:

  1. May 11, Tucson Arena, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Miguel Berchelt vs Francisco Vargas (WBC Super-Featherweight )

  1. May 17, Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK – MTK Global

Ryan Burnett vs Jelbirt Gomera (Super-Bantamweight)

  1. May 18, SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, UK – World Boxing Super Series Semi-Final

Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk (IBF Super-Lightweight)

  1. May 18, Lamex Stadium, Stevenage FC, UK – Frank Warren’s Queensberry

Billy Joe Saunders vs Shefat Isufi (WBO Super-Middleweight )

  1. May 25, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester UK – Mick Hennessy’s Hennessy Sports

Hughie Fury vs Opponent TBC (Heavyweight)