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Peter Maniatis

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Name  Peter Maniatis

Role  TV Personality
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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.

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Media career

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.

Career as boxing promoter

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
  • References

    Peter Maniatis Wikipedia

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