Famous Boxers, Stars & Legends
Joe Calzaghe - Currently universally ranked as the number two pound-for-pound boxer on the planet - Joe Calzaghe is an unbeaten southpaw who has dominated the Super-Middleweight division for over a decade.
George Foreman - Known better these days for his Lean Mean Fat Grilling Machine, in his day George Foreman was one of the most feared heavyweights in the world.
How has competitive boxing evolved over the years?
With all worldwide known legends like Chris Eubank, Muhammad Ali, Anthony Joshua, Lennox Lewis, and Mike Tyson, boxing has become one of the most-watched international sports in the world. The first-ever boxing fight took place in Britain in 1681. Sixty years later was introduced the first set of rules, mainly to protect the fighters in the ring, because some deaths have occurred when the rules haven’t been still provided. Since 1904, boxing is part of the Olympic Games Program.
Boxing has been around for centuries, and millions now follow it. But, definitely these are the five biggest fights in boxing history:
- Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao
- Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier
- Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Tommy Hearns
- Micky Ward vs. Arturo Gatti
- Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis
The international boxing association organizes many boxing competitions including AIBA World Boxing Championships (AIBA Youth, AIBA Women’s, AIBA Junior), Boxing World Cup, Olympic Games, and many others. Where there is competition, there is betting. Placing bets on boxing has always been around, especially when a major fight is about to come. With millions of fans and exciting matches, sports betting on boxing can bring you a lot of chances to win real money. First of all, find a reliable online casino, and you will see that boxing betting is everything but not a complicated subject and every huge fight brings numerous bettors in all legal casinos from around the globe. Keep in mind the boxing odds, and always read some boxing betting tips to improve your skills. If you are not a fan of betting, you can also try boxing-themed slots, blackjack or bingo games. You can even play them for free using the best bingo bonuses you can get from online casino sites without any risk.
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