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Basic things you should know about boxing (Part 3)

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.

Basic things you should know about boxing (Part 2)

Judges

In a battle, there were always three judges, who were responsible for watching the match and evaluating each individual boxer’s shots and therefore deciding who would win, if no boxer was knock out or accept defeat.

Doctor

A team of doctors must always be present to assess the condition of the boxers in battle, determining whether he can continue to play or not.

The manager

This character is “responsible” for the timing of the rounds and hitting the gong to signal the end of each round.

Technical director

The technical director is responsible for the decisions of the judges, reviewing and publishing the results. He is also responsible for other decisions in the match.

Commentator

He is responsible for making announcements about the results of battles, commenting on and introducing martial artists, organizers, referees, judges, etc.

Assistant

Each boxer has the right to have four assistants who are behind the boxers and are responsible for advising, caring for the boxer and throwing towels into the ring when they think that boxer can no longer continue to fight.

Sparring

Sparing is a way to call those responsible for training and perfecting techniques for fighters. They are usually amateur or beginner boxers. But it’s also possible that other great martial artists and champions want to train their next generation to succeed.

COMPETITION LAW OF AUTHORITY

Some rules of professional boxing matches are as follows.

– A stroke is only considered to be scored if the fighter hits from the front or next to the head or into the opponent’s abdomen.

– It is against the law to smash the back of the head, grasp or strike under the belt. When a boxer makes a mistake, the referee will issue a warning to that boxer. If this is repeated again, the boxer may be disqualified.

– The boxer cannot attack his opponent while the athlete falls and lies on the floor.

– Bite is also an error to warn and cause that fighter to be eliminated.