Boxing

Evidence of competitive Boxing can be traced back to ancient civilisations in Rome, Greece and Egypt. Professional Boxing however was formed in the early twentieth century and is now an Olympic sport. Some of sport’s most iconic figures have come from professional Boxing, none more illustrious than Mohammed Ali, who arguably became the most significant figure in Boxing history. Other important Boxing fighters include Mike Tyson, Carlos Monzon, Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler and Oscar De La Hoya.

Last updated: 30 November, 2011

Boxing Articles

Elite boxing championship Week 10: The finale

Elite boxing championship Week 10: The finale

by , 18 Nov 2017

Well here we are – the finale of the first complete season of Elite Boxing on Australian TV in history.

Elite boxing championship Week 9

Elite boxing championship Week 9

by , 9 Nov 2017

Well, it’s the penultimate week. A round of applause to all the people who worked behind and in front of the scenes to bring this to life.

A tale of inspiration: The everyday hero and the star

by , 6 Nov 2017

Many stories from the world of sport that purport to demonstrate the definition of courage have been told. Those that gain the most attention come from the rarefied world of the highest rating professional leagues.

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 8 – the business end

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 8 – the business end

by , 2 Nov 2017

This week’s finals action took the intensity level up another notch and featured some of the best performances of the series so far.

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 7

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 7

by , 27 Oct 2017

Elite Boxing Championship Week 7 – The serious business.

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 6

Elite Boxing Championship: Week 6

by , 21 Oct 2017

As the second half of this inaugural series came to air this episode provided an interesting contrast with some of the favourites for the titles on display, as well as some of the less fancied combatants who are making a name for themselves under the TV spotlights.

Elite Boxing Championship Week 5: Road to the finals

Elite Boxing Championship Week 5: Road to the finals

by , 12 Oct 2017

This week’s instalment was much talked about on social media as the boxers moved past the preliminary rounds and are now fighting for a spot in the finals.

The long and winding road to professional boxing

The long and winding road to professional boxing

by , 5 Oct 2017 Video

If you follow the boxing scene in Australia, you may have heard the name Matt Davoren mentioned with increasing frequency over the past 18 months.

Elite Boxing Championship Week 4

Elite Boxing Championship Week 4

by , 5 Oct 2017

The final of the preliminary rounds finished up the showcase of all fighters in the series last night.

Elite Boxing Championship Week 3

Elite Boxing Championship Week 3

by , 28 Sep 2017

Week three of the Absco Sheds Elite Boxing Championship provided a very interesting mix of highlight reel filling wars and demonstrations of technique over intent.


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