Peter Maniatis (born February 1973) in Melbourne, Australia is a TV host and boxing promoter. Maniatis was also an amateur boxing champion.
His father Willam is a Greek-born Australian and his mother Lillian was born in Perth, Western Australia.
Maniatis was lured to the TRUTH newspaper in 1995 and worked as sports journalist for over 15 years. In that time he won the Victorian Multimedia award a record seven years in a row, from 1999 to 2005.
Maniatis also co-hosts a boxing show on radio SEN 1116 AM Radio Ringside with Mark Fine on Monday nights.
In 2002, Maniatis created the KO Boxing Show, which has broadcast over 500 episodes on C31 Melbourne the C31 Boxing Show is still going strong.
Maniatis Boxing Events air on Solar Sports Asia and Foxtel.
Maniatis started promoting boxing events in 1998 and had a contract with Sky Channel Fox Sports television to promote his boxing events nationally in Australia. He linked up with all the best trainers and managers in Australia, including Jeff Fenech, to put Australia's finest boxers on his promotion fight cards and is the current manager of WBA World Champion Light Flyweight Randy Petalcorin.
Maniatis promoted the comeback Fight of Danny Green at Hisense Arena Melbourne August 19, 2015
Maniatis has traveled all over the world with boxing and maintains a base in Los Angeles, California, United States where he trained at the Gym of Hall of Fame Trainer Freddy Roach the Wild Card Gymnasium in West Hollywood.
Maniatis works with boxing sponsor Sean Buckley and Ultra Tune to promote boxing fights in Melbourne, Australia. Past events include boxers Randy Petalcorin and Danny Green.
The next event will be Danny Green vs Kane Watts at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne on August 3, 2016.WBF Asia Pacific Promoter Of The Year 2006/ 2009
Australian Fight Promoter of the Year 2006
WBF International Outstanding Service to Boxing Award 2006
Victorian Promoter of the Year 2005/ 2006/ 2008/ 2009
Russell Sands Memorial Award Winner 2005
Fairfax Victorian Sports Personality of Year 2005
C31 TVH Sports Presenter Award Winner 2004/2005/2006/2007
Victorian Multi Media Award Winner 1999/2000/2001/2002/2003/2004/2005
MVP Lionel Rose Victorian Boxing Award Winner 2007
MVP Victorian Boxing Award Winner 2009
WBC Asia Pacific Promoter of the Year 2012/2013