Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux, a boxing match between two two-time Olympic boxing gold medalists, occurred on December 9, 2017. I will present a partial analysis and my review of the fight.
Creatine (monohydrate) is a popular supplement, especially among bodybuilders and weightlifters. Yet, many do not consider whether creatine is useful for boxing.
But for obvious factors, there are a number of reasons boxing may be less safe or more risky than other sports. Even throwing a punch may dislocate your shoulder…
In boxing, weight is cut before bouts, but the amount of weight to cut varies between professional and amateur boxing. In amateur boxing, the typical weight cut is much less than that of professional boxing.
Stylish and functional, the Nike Machomai boxing boots are a popular choice of boxing boots for amateurs and pros. Overall, the Machomai boxing boots offer value, style, and ease-of-use.
USA Boxing specifies that the target areas in boxing is everything in front of the boxer’s ears. This means that not only is the face a part of the target area but also the front of the body, i.e. everything under and in front of the armpit is also a part of the target area. In this post, I will briefly specify what targets one should aim for and the notable effects of hitting each area, provided that each is hit hard and accurate enough.
If you think about which defensive techniques are more spectator-friendly, you can get a rough idea about which of these techniques are viewed as better than other ones. This is where the idea of Passive and Active defense comes in.
Positioning is when a boxer is obtaining an effective angle and distance relative to his opponent. In this post, I will cover how a boxer gets into position and what is a good position and what is a bad one.