A Brief History of Boxing since the Ancient World

Humans have fought in sport hand-to-hand combat since the dawn of human history, the earliest evidence dating to the ancient Near East. Introduction Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring. Amateur boxing is both[…]

Thinking Outside the Boxing Ring: How a Tattoo Helped Identify a Boxer

The 1950s were a popular time for boxing as a number of extraordinary fighters came on the scene during the time. It’s a quick moment of action frozen in time. Joey Maxim, World Light Heavyweight Champion, is being knocked to the side, his face contorted from a powerful blow. His opponent, fists raised, can only[…]