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According to mythology who invented the sport of boxing?

Taylor Guinn

Did Perseus invent the sport of boxing?

No but Perseus invented the Quoits game.

What year was the boxing gloves invented?

The inventor of the boxing glove was and Englishman named Jack Broughton. He invented the glove in 1743 as a way to minimize injury to both participants of the boxing match and make the sport less bloody.

What sport did the ancient Greeks invent that is used today?

The ancient Greeks invented boxing.

How was boxing invented?

Boxing became a form of relief from everyday stress in 3000 BC. Since then, it has evolved as a sport in which competitors are more safe than before.

Is boxing an individual or a team sport?

Boxing is an individual sport.

What sport has the most movies made about it?


Why is chess boxing a unusual sport?

Chess boxing is an unusual sport because chess & boxing are totally different 'sports'. Chess is a 'sport' of the mind, and is very calm (except when you or your opponent, whichever loses, is a bad loser!). Boxing is a 'sport' of strength, and is deffinately NOT a calm 'sport'.

When did professional boxing start?

Boxing was probably invented by the Greeks around 700 B.C., but it didnâ??t become a popular sport until the 19th century. This is when boxing matches were first organized and fighters started to earn prize money.

When did boxing become a legal sport?

Boxing became a sport in 688 B.C. but became a legal sport in 1920 A.D.

What was the first sport invented in the world?

There is no way to accurately know the answer to this question. It is believed that wrestling and boxing are the first sports ever played.

Which sport is better boxing or rugby?


Which events are normally covered by BBC sport boxing?

The events that are normally covered by BBC Sport Boxing are all different news articles regarding the sport of boxing. This is a British news site but any important boxing story would be included on the site.

When did boxing begin as a sport?

boxing began in 2005

What kind of sport is boxing?

combat sport or combative sport

What sport is called gentleman's sport?


Why was boxing invented?

Boxing was invented to help people get fit and loose weight

In what countries is boxing the national sport?

Boxing is the national sport of Phillippines and Thailand(called Muay Thai or Thai boxing).

Did people do the sport of boxing in the middle ages?

Boxing was a sport in ancient times and remained popular through the Middle Ages.

What are the objectives of boxing?

Boxing is a sport, which takes endurance and technique. The objective is to knock your opponent out. Not a very friendly sport..huh?

Why is boxing an OK sport?

Its not an ok sport!!!you will get hurt

In sport in 1836 biting was banned in which sport?


What sport is violent and why?

Boxing is the most violent sport

Why is the sport of boxing called BOXING?

Boxing was not always called Boxing. In the ancient Greek and Roman times, the sport of bashing up the teeth of your opponent during fist fighting was called pugilism. Boxing is known to have been around in some shape or form since 3000bc.

Who invented the boxing glove?

Boxing gloves were invented in 1743, by Englishman Jack Broughton.