Boxing Time Line

Timeline created by poneill744
In History
  • 100

    (1200 BCE)The Early history of boxing started in the Minoan and Mycenaean periods.

    (1200 BCE)The Early history of boxing started in the Minoan and Mycenaean periods.
    The Early history of boxing started in the Minoan and Mycenaean periods. One legend holds that the heroic ruler Theseus invented a form of boxing in which two men sat face to face and beat each other with their fists until one of them was killed. The reason that i said 100 bc is that timetoast will not allow me to say 1200 BCE
  • 200

    (BCE 688) (Greek boxing). Greeks later introduced boxing (pygme/pygmachia) to the Olympic Games in BCE 688.

     (BCE 688) (Greek boxing). Greeks later introduced boxing (pygme/pygmachia) to the Olympic Games in BCE 688.
    (Greek boxing). Greeks later introduced boxing (pygme/pygmachia) to the Olympic Games in BCE 688.
    (same thing again. Timetoast has let me down)
  • 393

    Boxing in rome

    Boxing in rome
    Many People in Rome enjoyed watching Boxing and it started to get popular spectator sport in Ancient Rome In AD 393, during the Roman gladiator period, boxing was abolished due to excessive brutality. It was not until the late 17th century that boxing re-surfaced in London.
  • Oct 1, 1500

    Pre Industrial Revolution (uncivilised actions)

    Pre Industrial Revolution (uncivilised actions)
    uncivilised actions would be fighting with works if they had a falling out or any unlikeing to someone. this was boxing but with no rules.
  • The earliest days of the industrial revolution

    The earliest days of the industrial revolution
    The earliest days of the industrial revolution people generally devoted their free time to three things: Alcohol, Gambling and Sex but when business allow people to take off or get off work early for sports people started watch or take part in many sports like football, rugby ,boxing and so much more
    The sport of boxing would later resurface in England during the early 16th century in the form of bare-knuckle boxing sometimes referred to as prize fighting.
  • 1743 Broughton’s rules

    1743 Broughton’s rules
    The first boxing rules that was brought, called the Broughton's rules in 1743 Broughton’s rules is where a ring and if a man went down and could not continue after a count of 30 seconds the fight was over. It was used so it stop deaths sometimes occurred, it is to protect fighters from being killed.
  • London Prize fighting

    London Prize fighting
    London Prize Ring rules (1838)
    London prize ring rules is Fights occurred in a 24 feet (7.3 m)-square ring surrounded by ropes. If a fighter were knocked down, he had to rise within 30 seconds under his own power to be allowed to continue. Biting, headbuttiing and kicking is not allowed.
  • Marquess of Queensberry rules (1867)

    Marquess of Queensberry rules (1867)
    Marquess of Queensberry rules . A fair stand-up boxing match. in a 24-foot-square or similar ring. Rounds were three minutes with one-minute rest intervals between rounds.
    Each fighter was given a ten-second count if he were knocked down.wrestling was banned.An average pair of boxing gloves resembles a bloated pair of mittens and are laced up around the wrists.
  • Bare Kunckle Fighting

    Bare Kunckle Fighting
    Bare-knuckle boxing is not street fight but not normal boxing. While boxing has always included punching, historically in bare knuckle it also included grappling techniques like throws, arm locks, chokes as well as kicks. These techniques were banned during the several rule changes which turned classical pugilism, or bare knuckle boxing. People still do Bare-Knuckle fighting it is very big in ireland and the uk.
  • ww1 boxing

    ww1 boxing
    Boxing in WW1 was not as big as in WW2 but many people still did it but with war hapening many young man had to fight in the war and not in the ring.
  • Boxing in the WW2

    Boxing in the WW2
    Obviously WW2 had a huge impact on Europe so there must have been a dramatic fall in the amount of young guys boxing, with millions of men killed or seriously injured during 1939-45.
    how-ever boxing did being bigger in the Army
  • Boxing In the 21st Century (Amateur boxing)

    Boxing In the 21st Century (Amateur boxing)
    Amateur boxing at the highest level would be at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games.
  • Boxing In the 21st Century (Professional)

    Boxing In the 21st Century (Professional)
    Professional is the best fights that want to be profession and not amateurs anymore. it is the high's level to fight at.