Boxing -

Definition

Boxing is a form of fighting sport played for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring in which two players throw punches at each other with the aid of gloves. The objective of the player is to lower the endurance of the opponent and finally knock him down.

How to play

The boxer ought to know the prominent punches namely Jab, Cross, Hook and Uppercut. If the boxer is right-handed then he should keep his right hand behind the left hand. Using of leg is not permissible for striking/hitting the opponent in boxing.

History

The boxing was originated about many years ago in the Greeks and Romans countries. They both noticed a person punched with bare hand against other in a game. Later, they intended to conduct a fighting game which turned to Boxing. During the early 18th century, the game is played for money and funds which prompted many people to draw towards it. Slowly, the game was included at the Olympics in 1904.

Points system

The sport comprises 3 rounds where 3 minutes for each round with 1 minute interval between the rounds. The boxer who wins a round gets 10 points whereas the loser gets 9 points. If the boxer gets knocked out, 8 points will be given. The boxer who attained maximum points at the end of all rounds is declared as winner.

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