He boxing is a sport where two people face with fist bumps with his hands covered by gloves and according to certain rules. The winner is the one who manages to knock down his opponent without his being able to get up before a count of ten or who, at the end of the fight, adds more points than the opponent according to the opinion of a jury.
Usually the boxing concept, box or boxing alludes to english boxing (also called irish boxing ). There are others versions of this sport with different regulations, such as thai boxing (which allows blows with the elbows, knees and legs) and the japanese boxing (authorizes kicks but not elbows or knees).
Boxing fights take place in a ring known as ring . These fights are divided into sequences called rounds or assaults . The amount of rounds per event varies according to regulation .
It should be noted that there are several entities that organize boxing matches and that grant Titles . All agree to divide the boxers into categories according to weight so that the confrontations are balanced.
Boxing, beyond certain changes and updates , is governed from 1867 by queensberry rules , the regulation that incorporated the use of gloves, set the duration of rounds in three minutes and set up the ten-second count.
Due to the amount of punches a boxer receives in each fight, boxing is considered a risk sport . Numerous fighters have died as a result of the injuries suffered during the practice of this activity.
Also know as Mohammed aliMuhammad Ali is considered by many to be the best fighter in the history . He was born in Lousville, Kentucky, United States, in 1942 and died in the state of Arizona in 2016. At the beginning of his career he called himself Cassius Clay and in a short time he managed to stand out at a level that was unprecedented.
For his contemporaries, as well as for the generations that followed him, he was an important figure who exercised a great influence in various fields thanks to his humanitarian work and his concern for social and political issues. Two of his primary interests were Islam and the rights of African-American people.
Already in his first years of foray into boxing, when he was still considered a beginner athlete, he managed to be first in the Olympic Games in Rome (in 1960). After this medal of gold other achievements came, such as the title of undisputed champion, which he was awarded already in his professional stage in 1964, where he competed in the heavyweight category. Ten years later he won that honor again, and once again in 1978, and thus became the first in history to have access to a world title three times in his category.
While Muhammad Ali was a boxer who knew in depth the features of the sport and knew how to read his opponents with mastery, one of his most outstanding features was the authenticity of his style , which could not be framed in traditional rules.
For almost his entire career, his director was Angelo Dundee , and among his adversaries are many of the most important boxers of all time, such as being George Foreman, Sonny Liston, Ken Norton and Joe Frazier . Many of his fights reached high levels of popularity, and filled the sports magazines (especially The ring, which began to be published in 1922) with numerous articles, both prediction and criticism.