History Of Boxing

by: geovany navarro

Ancient Greece and Rome (weapon's)

In ancient Greece and Rome boxers wrapped each fist in a leather thong called a cestus,the cestus had bits of metal spikes

Ancient Boxing

In Ancient Greece , boxers would fight until the opponent is dead. the Christian emperor banned all types of fighting with the fist and boxing was extinct until a man in England revived boxing ,the man's name is James Figg, He brought back boxing in the 1700's