Evolution of the Ring

Boxing as a sport has a very long tradition stretching throughout history. It has been used by many cultures in many eras as a method of sport, entertainment, betting and settling disputes. And though times have moved on the basics are still the same.

2008 – The Year For the Underdogs!

We are done with 2008. The years just pass by so quickly. I myself was thinking that the undefeated boxers would have their year here. But it was quite the opposite. This was the year for the underdogs. Every fighter is going to have his first loss sooner or later, but you would never figure that they were beaten by the guys that were supposed to lose against them. Let’s look at the top five upsets this year. Shall we?

What Benefits Can You Expect From Boxing?

You probably have seen the recent boxing fight between Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Del Joya. We can easily conclude that the big factor for Manny Pacquiao winning over Oscar Dela Joya is his speed and stamina. His boxing workouts helped him the winning form. Boxing is becoming popular in the world not only because of Manny’s success, but due to its many benefits. I am not going to teach you how to box but I am going to tell you what benefits you can expect when you start a boxing fitness program.

Amazing Xavier!

Some of you are wondering who is this Xavier person that is on this title. Well, if you are a fan of amateur boxing, then you know who exactly I am talking about. Who I am talking about is an excellent amateur who goes by Xavier Montelongo Jr. This little prospect is a fifteen time national champion from East L.A., California.

The Progress of Boxing and Boxing Equipment

Boxing is an ancient sport. Although it has not always been around in its current form fighting using fists for sport, entertainment and betting has been around for thousands of years. Since then times have changed, boxing equipment improved and techniques altered.

Types of Boxing Gloves

Boxing is one of the several sports that could prove detrimental if caution is not taken. This is why the use of gloves has been recommended to protect boxers from sustaining injuries like fractures which may occur due to the force at which the blows are thrown.

Cardio Kick Boxing

If you are researching in information about cardio boxing benefits you have come to the right place, below I will the most important benefits about cardio kick boxing. This information will provide you with the information that you want to know about cardio kick boxing. Help you when deciding what sport really suits for you.

What Should You Look For When Buying a Boxing Glove?

Boxing gloves are essential when boxing. In all rings and gyms they are required boxing equipment, and sensibly so. Anyone who gets into a ring to spar, or is punching a punch bag, can do themselves and others an injury without the right equipment.

Thai Boxing Matches and Tourists

Thailand is known as the land of smiles, but it also has a rougher side. The country is well known for its own form of combat called Thai boxing.

The Huge Upset – Manny Pacquiao Did It!

Last December 6, 2008 was one of the happiest nights of my life. It was the day when somebody proved that this saying is true: “It is not the size of the dog in a fight, but rather the size of the fight in the dog”.

Audley Harrison – The Biggest Waste of Talent in Boxing History?

Is Audley ‘A Force’ Harrison the biggest waste of talent in the history of boxing? If he’s not the biggest waste then he is certainly one of them. Here we have a superb heavyweight specimen – weighing over 17 stone and standing 6 feet 4 inches tall, Audley has a frame that is able to cope with the giant heavyweights of the current era, such as the Klitschko brothers and ‘Beast from the East’ Nikolai Valuev.

Mayweather is Coming Back!

It has been stated that Mayweather’s cousin Janelle got a call from the fighter after the stoppage of De la Hoya. She stated that Floyd wants to come back to challenge the pride of the Philipines. Mayweather Sr. also stated that he got a message from his son Monday, 12/8/08, about training with him. But he will still have his uncle Roger in the corner as well. So pretty much, it is a little family reunion.

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