THE WEIGHT CLASS
To make the battles as fair as possible, the boxers are divided into weight classes. Therefore, each fighter only competes with another martial artist of similar weight, making the match become much fairer and more balanced.
How to win in a boxing match?
The goal of boxing is to hit the opponent directly, and finally, the judges will discuss until it is possible to agree on which athlete scores more points with the shots.
There are many other ways to win besides knocking out.
When the opponent collapses to the ring or lies on the line, if the referee counts to 10 and the opponent still cannot stand up.
The arbitrator may also perform knockout by technical factors. When a boxer continues to blow and the referee thinks that the other boxer can’t take it anymore.
Based on the final score and the decision of the judges. The person who scores the higher score will win.
In the end, the assistants can throw the scarf on the floor to accept defeat, when they realize that the athlete no longer has a chance to win.
Boxing is not just a sport of resistance
Boxing has produced some of the most famous (and controversial) athletes of all time. Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and George Foreman are the names associated with this sport. Especially “Thrilla in Manilla” – a match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1975, is considered one of the biggest sporting events in history.
This sport appears in many countries around the world and in the US. Some boxing matches can attract millions of followers.
Boxing has also become a popular fitness trend for people who are trying to lose weight or get in better shape. If you don’t believe boxing is a great workout, try to do it three minutes in a row every day and you’ll know the unexpected effects this sport has on you.
The boxing exercises that professional boxers often practice such as sandbag punching, jumping rope, push up, etc. These exercises are single but have special impact on large muscle groups and the heart system pulse, increases breathing rate and consumes a lot of calories to help reduce excess fat, firmer and more supple muscles.
It can be said that Boxing is not only admired because it is a sport but also an expression of human will and strength. Moreover, even if we don’t like it, we cannot deny the health benefits that boxing exercises provide.