The phrase "the sweet science of boxing" was first used by a gentleman called Pierce Egan who wrote a collection of articles regarding boxing. He wrote the articles in the publication, Boxiana, or Sketches of Modern Pugilism in 1824.
"The phrase "the sweet science of boxing" was popularized by Liebling. He got it from Pierce Egan's Boxiana, collections of articles about boxing in England in the 1700s. Egan called boxing "The Sweet Science of Bruising."
"Pierce Egan (1772-1849), early journalist, sportswriter, and writer on popular culture. He wrote first about boxing in his serial publication, Boxiana, or Sketches of Modern Pugilism (1824), in which he originated the description of boxing as "the sweet science"
well, you DID ask this in the BOXING section.
Boxing is referred to as the "sweet science."
Another name for boxing is "The Sweet Science".
the best sport ever boxing
he enjoyed the science of boxing, not the violence. but yes, he did enjoy boxing
It's the same science as dirty dancing
Boxing Day is also known as St.Stephens Day or The Feast Day of St.Stephen.
You should see by going the on Boxing Day this year in 2011