Contemporary Boxing Is Where Contestants Hit Each Other Using Gloved Hands

A lot more than individual courage is evaluated in a boxing match. This is when two people meet to gauge each other's endurance, reflexes, speed, propensity to punch around, and, of course, will power. The goal is always to knock down the opponent without sustaining a lot of injuries.

A  boxing match is played over a gap of one or three minutes. The match is declared closed when one of the two contestants is floored down and is unable to continue with the match. If a contestant violates a rule, in this case also, the result might be declared in favour of the other contestant. The contest could also be brought to an end if one of the contestants gives up.

The game of boxing gained acceptance when it found itself in the Olympic games organised by the ancient Greeks in 688 BC. The game of boxing developed into its modern form over the course of a few years in Great Britain and the US.

The first games of boxing were played with no apparent rules and regulations governing them. Contestants were not divided into groups as per their weights; there were no practical limits on the number of rounds one could play, and practically, no one to judge thee event.

Comprehensive and elaborate rules for the game came up in 1743 in a bid to prevent deaths in the boxing ring. There were often cases of the contestants losing their lives at the hands of competitors, and in the absence of formal rules, no action could be taken. The new rules stipulated that a match was deemed to be closed if a contestant could not bring himself up within 30 seconds of his falling on the ground.

 

 

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