14 October 1985
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Alanna Nihell ( née Audley-Murphy; born 14 October 1985) is a Northern Irish amateur boxer.
Nihell competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a bronze medal in the women's lightweight event.She also competed in 2018.
She joined the army and served in the 27th regiment of the Royal Logistic Corpswhere she met her husband, Chez Nihell, who is a professional boxer.
Azumah Nelson is a Ghanaian former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2008. He was a two-weight world champion, having held the WBC featherweight title from 1984 to 1987 and the WBC super-featherweight title twice between 1988 and 1997. He also challenged once for the unified WBC and IBF lightweight titles in 1990. At regional level he held the ABU, and Commonwealth featherweight titles between 1980 and 1982. Widely considered one of the greatest African boxers of all time, he is currently ranked as the 31st greatest pound for pound boxer of all time by BoxRec.
Events during the year 1985 in Northern Ireland.
Patrick Gerard Barnes is an Irish former boxer who competed as an amateur from 2005 to 2016 and as a professional from 2016 to 2019. As an amateur he competed in the light-flyweight division, representing Ireland at the 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympics; winning bronze medals in Beijing and London, and represented Northern Ireland at the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games; winning a gold medal at both events. As a professional, he challenged for the WBC flyweight title in 2018.
Mujandjae Kasuto is a Namibian amateur boxer who has competed twice at the Olympics.
Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom is an Indian amateur boxer, politician, and incumbent Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. She is the only female to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, the only female boxer to have won a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer to win eight World Championship medals. Nicknamed Magnificent Mary, she is the only Indian female boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning a bronze medal. She had also been ranked as the world's No. 1 female light-flyweight by the International Boxing Association (amateur) (AIBA). She became the first Indian female boxer to win a gold medal in the Asian Games in 2014 at Incheon, South Korea and is the first Indian female boxer to win gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She is also the only boxer to become Asian Amateur Boxing Champion for a record six times.
Haroon Iqbal "Harry" Khan is a Pakistan-British professional boxer, and Commonwealth Games Bronze medallist.
Samir El-Mais, nicknamed "Sweet Sammy", is an Abu Dhabi-born Canadian heavyweight boxer from Windsor, Ontario. Relatively unknown, El Mais captured the Canadian Heavyweight Championship on February 24, 2010 defeating Shavar Henry 9-4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the heavyweight division where he won his first bout against Kevin Evans of Wales and eventually lost in his quarter-final bout to Stephen Simmons of Scotland.
Manoj Kumar is an Indian boxer who won a gold medal in the light welterweight division at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He hails from the village of Rajound in the Kaithal district of Haryana.
Vikas Krishan Yadav is an Indian male boxer from Bhiwani district in Haryana, who won a gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games in the Lightweight category and a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Tonga competed in the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games held in the British Crown Dependency of Isle of Man from 7 to 13 September 2011. Their participation marked their second Commonwealth Youth Games appearance. The delegation of Tonga consisted of three officials and four competitors participating in three different sports— athletics, boxing and swimming. This was a decrease in the number of athletes from the nation's last appearance at the Games, when nine athletes were sent to the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune. Heamasi Sekona won a bronze in the light heavyweight class of boxing without winning a single bout. Sekona was the only medalist from Tongan side. None of the rest three athletes advanced past the qualifying stages, and thus did not win any medals. Katiloka ranked eighth overall in the qualifying round for triple jump; middleweight boxer, Pomale, lost to Cody Crowley of Canada in his first round match. Additionally, Prescott ranked 18th and 13th in the heat rounds of 50 m and 100 m backstroke events respectively. Sekona's was the first medal for Tonga in the history of the Games.
Oteng Oteng is an amateur boxer from Botswana who qualified for the 2012 Olympics. He was born in Mookane.
Mikaela Joslin Mayer is an American professional boxer who has held the WBO female super featherweight title since October 2020. As an amateur she won a bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships and competed for the U.S. at the 2016 Olympics. As of February 2021, she is ranked as the world's second best active female super featherweight by BoxRec and third by The Ring, as well as the tenth best active female, pound for pound, by The Ring.
David Light is a Professional Boxer from New Zealand. He competed in the men's heavyweight division at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow where he won the silver medal against Canada's Samir El-Mais. Light is the current WBO Oriental cruiserweight champion after defeating Mark Flanagan by unanimous decision on 18 March 2019.
Daniel Lewis is an Australian professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a gold medal while representing Australia at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Kaye Scott is an Australian boxer who is active as an elite amateur athlete. She is currently ranked 3rd internationally in the women's light heavy division after winning silver at the Women's World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Kaye is Sydney born and based and has been competing for 7 years both in Australia and internationally.
Peter McGrail is a British amateur boxer who is affiliated with the Everton Red Triangle club.
Patrick Pakuliki Mailata is a Samoan born, New Zealand raised professional boxer. As an amateur, he won three New Zealand national elite championships from 2012 to 2014 and a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Lovlina Borgohain is an Indian amateur woman boxer who won bronze medal at the 2018 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships and the 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships. She won gold medal at 1st India Open International Boxing Tournament held in New Delhi and silver medal at 2nd India Open International Boxing Tournament held in Guwahati. She secured 3rd rank in the 69 kg Welterweight category. She has become the first woman from Assam to qualify for the Olympics and the second boxer from the state to represent the country after Shiva Thapa. In 2020, she became the sixth person from Assam to receive Arjuna Award.
Caitlin Parker is an Australian amateur boxer.
Yetunde Odunuga is a Nigerian amateur boxer who won a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.