Past Tournaments

Since 1980, the Boxing Tournament has been a staple of Greek life at the University of Tennessee. Over 1,500 fraternity men have competed in the Tournament today, with more new competitors each year. Take a look at some past winners below!

2017

The 37th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its Fifth hosting. Sigma Phi Epsilon put up six boxers and won the overall Tournament. Dimitriy Petrov of Sigma Phi Epsilon won the Cruiser weight class three years in a row and won boxer of the tournament.


2016

The 36th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its fourth hosting. Sigma Alpha Epsilon put up five boxers and won the overall Tournament winning their fourth straight Tournament in a row. Mitchell Sexton of Sigma Alpha Epsilon was inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning three straight championship titles.


2015

The 35th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its third hosting. Sigma Alpha Epsilon put up six boxers and won the overall Tournament winning their third straight Tournament in a row. Trenton Elsten of Delta Tau Delta was inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning three straight championship titles.


2017

The 37th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its Fifth hosting. Sigma Phi Epsilon put up six boxers and won the overall Tournament. Dimitriy Petrov of Sigma Phi Epsilon won his weight class three years in a row and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

  • Featherweight

    Zack Larison
  • Lightweight

    William Marszdale
  • Junior Welterweight

    Colin Azzopardi
  • Welterweight

    Hayes Westlake
  • Junior Middleweight

    Michael Young
  • Middleweight

    Tanner Lowery
  • Cruiserweight

    Dimitriy Petrov
  • 2016

    The 36th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its fourth hosting. Sigma Alpha Epsilon put up five boxers and won the overall Tournament winning their fourth straight Tournament in a row. Mitchell Sexton of Sigma Alpha Epsilon was inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning three straight championship titles.

  • Featherweight

    Chris Letsinger
  • Lightweight

    Alex Ariola
  • Junior Welterweight

    James Simpson
  • Welterweight A

    Jonathan Cain
  • Welterweight B

    Joseph Bone
  • Middleweight

    Josiah Brandt
  • Light Heavyweight

    Mitchell Sexton
  • Cruiserweight

    Dimitriy Petrov
  • Heavyweight

    Baylor Breckenridge
  • Super Heavyweight

    Kiel Russell
  • 2015

    The 35th annual Boxing Tournament returned to the Knoxville Expo Center for its third hosting. Sigma Alpha Epsilon put up six boxers and won the overall Tournament winning their third straight Tournament in a row. Trenton Elsten of Delta Tau Delta was inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning three straight championship titles.

  • Featherweight

    Chris Letsinger
  • Junior Welterweight

    Andrew Marini
  • Welterweight

    Sam Lannom
  • Junior Middleweight

    Trenton Elsten
  • Middleweight A

    Andrew Veal
  • Middleweight B

    Trent Bibee
  • Light Heavyweight

    Heath Belcher
  • Cruiserweight

    Dimitriy Petrov
  • Heavyweight

    Tyler Ragsdale
  • Super Heavyweight

    Matthew Morris
  • Hall of Fame

    Boxer Induction Year Fraternity
    Eric Rogers 1986 Phi Delta Theta
    Kirk Higgs 1986 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Jay Woodall 1987 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Joe Payne 1988 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Frank Slaughter 1990 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Josh Miles 1991 Phi Kappa Alpha
    David Bradley 1992 Kappa Sigma
    Tim Rentenbach 1993 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Ronny Johnston 1995
    Ryan Wells 1996
    Scott Kincer 1996 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Justin Fox 1998 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Erick Swinson 1998 Kappa Alpha
    Josh Daily 1999 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Shay Eskew 1999 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Austin Gilbert 2000 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Patrick Limbaugh 2001 Phi Gamma Delta
    Micah Miller 2004
    Elijah Moore 2004 Kappa Sigma
    Chris Jones 2006 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Jimi Wynn 2007 Pi Kappa Alpha
    Forrest Tuten 2009 Phi Gamma Delta
    Nick Moore 2009 Pi Kappa Alpha
    Brad Butkowski 2011 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Buck Sheesley 2012 Phi Sigma Kappa
    Daniel Kail 2012 Lambda Chi Alpha
    Bener Oguz 2013 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Elliott Watson 2014 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    Trenton Elsten 2015 Delta Tau Delta
    Mitchell Sexton 2016 Sigma Alpha Epsilon
     Dimitriy Petrov  2017  Sigma Phi Epsilon