Boxing news and statistics



To the casual observer, boxing is a simple sport: two competitors standing toe to toe in a ring, exchanging punches. In reality, however, boxing is much more complex, and fighters spend their entire careers mastering the intricacies of this “sweet science.” Fortunately, the Web can make it easy to understand the sport, both inside and outside of the ring. It can teach you the rules of boxing, boxing history, help you follow professional boxing, show you how to learn to box your self, and where to buy boxing equipment.

The history of boxing

The history of boxing traces back to ancient Greece, where it was part of the Olympic games. It ... read more »

The World Boxing Association and other governing bodies

Boxing has a complicated maze of governing bodies, which can be confusing even to boxing experts. ... read more »

Boxing news and statistics

With all the governing bodies and weight classes, it can be difficult to stay on top of the world of professional boxing. This section can help you find boxing news, boxer statistics records, previews of upcoming fights, and post-fight analysis from respected commentators.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • The best source for official rankings is the Web sites of governing bodies like the WBA, WBC, and IBF.
  • Renowned boxing analyst Max Kellerman hosts a call-in show on ESPN Radio, during which he often talks about boxing. To download podcasts or listen live, visit the official ESPN Radio Web site.

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Boxing on TV and live boxing matches

Professional and amateur fights are held just about every night, and in all parts of the world. The ... read more »

Boxing equipment

Whether you’re looking for a pair of gloves that will help you in the ring or a pair signed ... read more »

Learn boxing

This section will show you where to find a place to learn boxing, take boxing classes, or find ... read more »

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