Boxing is not just a combat sport today because it is widely used also as a fitness routine by many fitness enthusiasts. This was because your whole body is involved on boxing and it makes you sweat and burn fat faster. It also improves your mind and body coordination. Now, are you looking to try boxing but doesn’t know where to start? Don’t worry because we have prepared below all the necessary tips for any beginner to start doing boxing. These tips are just basics and you can follow it easily even if you don’t have any knowledge with it.
As you all know by now I am into boxing. Recently I had the privilege of flying into Boston. So, I decided to hire an Airport Shuttle Service to Lowell MA. And go visit where George Michael “Micky” Ward, Jr. was born and got his start with the Golden Gloves.
George Michael “Micky” Ward, Jr. is a 50 year old former American professional boxer from Lowell Massachusetts. He was portrayed by Mark Wahlberg in the 2010 movie “The Fighter”. The Fighter is a movie that was about his early career in boxing. Micky Ward is often known as “Irish” and widely known because of his three fights with Arturo Gatti, an exceptional Italian Canadian professional boxer.
There are lots of strong boxers in the world. Some of them are not just strong, they have power punches also that can knocked you out of the ring in just a matter of seconds. These power boxers are called pound for pound and the ring magazine ranked them based on their record and performance on the ring. We’ve listed these pound for pound boxers by the Ring below together with some basic information about them.
Best Interesting Facts About The Greatest Boxing Legend
A couple of days ago a legend in the boxing world passed away. Muhammad Ali was considered to be one of the best all time boxing legends. He died June 3rd 2016 at the age of 74. For the last 30 plus years he lived and battled with Parkinson’s. The World Heavyweight Championship title was won by him 3 times.
His originally name was Cassius Clay. Early in his boxing career he changed his name to Muhammad Ali claiming that Cassius Clay was a slave name. Muhammad Ali was his chosen religion name when he became Muslin. His change of faith came after being inspired by a meeting he had with Malcolm X.
Known for numerous catch phrases in the boxing world he was often called the silver-tongued boxer. He was big into civil rights and often proclaimed himself “The Greatest”. Another of his catch phrases was “Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee”
He was always making Continue reading “Remembering Muhammad Ali”
What Is Boxing?
Boxing is a combat sport where two people are wearing gloves and fight using only their fists. They are fighting inside a boxing ring where they will try to knock out their opponent for a certain time in a round. Every round usually takes 3 minutes long with 1 minute break after each round. The number of rounds on every match is based on what title these boxers are fighting for. Continue reading “Boxing Basics You Should Know”