Boxing Stats

Inaugurated in May 2000 with a database of 20,000 bouts, (Boxing Records Archive) has grown by leaps and bounds, with a million bouts having been entered by 2005, and currently over 2.3 million bouts to date. Its world-wide Editors scour magazines, record books, scrapbooks, and newspaper microfilm, attend boxing shows, and maintain contact with all boxing commissions throughout the world, to continually add old and new bouts. Presently they insert an average of 2,000 “new” entries each week into the BoxRec database. BoxRec is used by over 300 different sports authorities worldwide.

Unlike boxing record sources of the past, actually cites the exact venues, referees, judges, official weights, knockout times, promoters, and descriptions of many bouts. However, the BoxRec database does not include pre-Marquess of Queensberry Rules or exhibition bouts, although such matches might be mentioned in the boxer’s BoxRec Wikipedia biography.

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