Boxing has its official rules, but it also has some soft rules that almost all seasoned boxers know, and that rookies should know. In this article, I will lay out and explain five of the most general rules of boxing as a sport.
Category: Competitive Scene
Defensive boxers are those “slick” boxers who usually make their opponents miss and punish them for doing so. They might throw less punches overall and are seen to be “technicians” more than anything else. Here, I analyze the greatest boxers known for their defensive mastery.
AIBA Coaches Manual (2011)
AIBA Pro Boxing Coaches Manual (2013)
Dehydration (i.e. cutting water weight) is one of the key ways to cut weight for a match. In this article, I will explain how to effectively dehydrate and re-hydrate in amateur boxing.
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.
Rigondeaux fights at super bantamweight (up to 122lbs) and was confirmed to have an amateur record of 463-12. Lomachenko fights at super featherweight (up to 130) and has claimed an amateur record of 396-1.
If you are entering collegiate boxing, you may ask yourself how much time do I need to prepare for competition, how do I train for the match, what kind of shape do I need to be in to compete. I will address all these questions in this article.