peter maniatis  PETER MANIATIS  

                             Peter Maniatis                Peter Maniatis with  Kostya Tszyu

Peter Maniatis with Manny Pacquaio


Peter Maniatis with contender David Tua.     -     Howard Leigh, Dan Goosen with Maniatis


Maniatis with Chris John                               With former World champion Robbie Peden

  Awards won

* VBTL LIONEL ROSE Mr Boxing of the Year 2007


* WBF International outstanding service to boxing award 2006

* Australian promoter of the year 2005

Russell Sands memorial award winner 2005

Fairfax Victorian Sports Personality of year 2005

* Channel 31 TVH sports presenter award winner 2004/2005/2006

* Victorian Multi Media Award winner 1999/2000/2001/2002/2003/2004





Peter Maniatis has been promoting boxing and managing boxers since 1998. He has travelled all over the world checking out the boxing scene .

The first boxer he managed was Nick Tetoros who achieved #8 WBO world rating.

Now he manages Australian welterweight champion Shannon McMahon.

Victorian Super middleweight & South Pacific champion Johnny Walker.

Australian Number one ranked Cruiserweight Costa Chondros.

Heavyweight James Grima former OPBF champion.



"Maniatis in Australian Television"

Peter Maniatis hosts TV KO BOXING SHOW on channel 31 Tuesday nights 10pm and Saturdays at noon, with over 100,000 viewers per show for the best part of the last 4 years with over 200 shows.

This is one of the highest rating shows on channel 31 and has hosted Kostya Tszyu, Anthony Mundine, Jeff Fenech, Barry Michaels, Johnny Famechon, Lionel Rose, Lester Ellis, Rocky Matioli, Jeff Harding and many more.

Peter a member of the Australian Boxing Federation has presented great highlights from fights that have satisfied viewers since it began.

Peter Maniatis is now progressing to starting the once very popular TV RINGSIDE and is to be shown on channel 31 date and location TBA  


Peter in his own right had an unbeaten boxing record, 

He was trained by Kevin and Mick Hargraves in Port Melbourne and spent 6 months at The Widcard gym in LA under Freddie Roach with stable mates James Toney and Mike Tyson Manny Pacquio and Michael Moorer.

In 1997 he won the VABA heavyweight title in his first fight in 19 seconds of the first round over Mathew "wild" Childs who hailed from Sydney but was based in Melbourne under the watchful eye of Leo Berry,

In Sydney later that year at the Bondi Eastern League Club against tough Chris O'Sullivan, who hailed from Cronulla, Peter won that fight in the 2nd round by ko. This was for the NSW Golden Gloves heavyweight championship.

Maniatis's last fight was with the League in 1998  he won on points.


Some of Maniatis past promotions :

Click to see past fight-cards       


Read interview with Peter by Young Victor



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