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    Default Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    1. There are two forms of boxing – amateur and professional.

    2. It is supervised by a referee over a series of between one to three minute intervals called rounds

    3. Boxing as a sport dates back to ancient Greeks who made it part of Olympic games as early as 688 BC.

    4. Onomastos Smyrnaios is the first winner in Olympic boxing of ancient Greek.

    5. Boxing is also called pugilism.

    6. Amateur boxing is an Olympic sport since its introduction in the 1904 Summer Olympic Games.

    7. In Ancient Greek culture, the god, Apollo, was regarded as the inventor and guardian of the sport of boxing.

    8. Archie Moore holds the record for most knockouts during a career — a staggering 141.

    9. The result is decided when an opponent is deemed incapable to continue match by a referee or if an opponent is disqualified for breaking a rule, resigning by throwing in a towel, or by judges’ scorecards at the end of the bout.

    10. The most prolific boxer in history was Great Britain’s Len Wickwar who, between 1928 and 1947, fought 463 bouts. He also holds the records for the most wins (336) and most losses (127) of any boxer.

    11. George Foreman has made more money selling his grills than for his boxing career in which he was a 2-time heavyweight champion.

    12. The record for most first round KO’s is held by Wilfred Benitez.

    13. The most heavyweight title defenses is 25 by Joe Louis.

    14. The youngest boxer to win a title is Wilfred Benitez at 17.

    15. Boxing gloves are actually more dangerous and result in more deaths than bareknuckle boxing. In fact, gloves were introduced into boxing not for safety reasons, but to increase hits to the head and dramatic knockouts.

    16. In 1949, an official boxing match between a bear and a man was held. The bear won.

    17. Hall of Fame boxer Sugar Ray Robinson backed out of a fight because he had a dream that he was going to kill his opponent in the ring. After a priest and minister convinced Robinson to fight, Robinson went into the ring and killed his opponent, Jimmy Doyle.

    18. Ronda Rousey, UFC Women’s bantamweight champion, claims that having a lot of sex before a match is good for female fighters because it boosts testosterone levels.

    19. Boxer John Heenan got his ass handed to him so badly in an 1860 bare knuckle boxing match that they hired an artist to capture his rearranged face in oil.

    20. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali reportedly went two months without sex before a big fight, claiming it made him unbeatable in the ring.

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    Default Re: Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.
    Do not let success go to your head and do not let failure get to your heart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master View Post
    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.
    Yeah, @Master , we all know you like a bit of Cut and Paste.
    Welcome to the forum @abhik143

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master View Post
    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.

    I liked that opening post.

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    Default Re: Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    I no like opening post

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    I don't think Wilfred Benitez holds the record for first round kos.

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    Default Re: Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    I'd hardly call all of them "Amazing" facts.

    But welcome.

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    Default Re: Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    I think only a handful of those facts could fall under the "amazing" umbrella.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vidgil View Post
    HahahaDead on.Welcome tho to the new poster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Master View Post
    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.
    Fucking obsessed with Paul Kevin you are, ease up a bit man, give him a fucking brake.

    This is verging on bullying and I won't tolerate it any longer.

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    Default Re: Twenty Amazing Facts About Boxing

    Anyone who has boxed Valuev has also fought a bear. The tradition lives!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
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    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.
    Fucking obsessed with Paul Kevin you are, ease up a bit man, give him a fucking brake.

    This is verging on bullying and I won't tolerate it any longer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Master View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Master View Post
    Thank you for that information, welcome and Paul Kevin this is how you post. Hope you learn from this poster.
    Fucking obsessed with Paul Kevin you are, ease up a bit man, give him a fucking brake.

    This is verging on bullying and I won't tolerate it any longer.
    So now you are representing Paul Kevin? johnny cochran?


    Somebody should stick up for Paul Kevin.

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    No one shuld stik up Paul Kevin

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