Boxing in Aruba
Boxing was originated by the Greeks, 688 BC was the first time boxing was entered in the Olympics.The Greeks believed that fist fighting was one of the games played through the gods. Boxing originated when a person first lifted a fist against another in play.
Boxing is where two people go into a ring and hit each other with different combinations of punches. Each punch is worth a different amount of points. Boxers are paired up with another person the same weight or around the same weight as the other person.
Olympic boxing has six different types of equipment that is needed during a match Mouthpiece, Apron,Boxing glove,Canvas,Head guard,Ring.These are needed to protect each boxer from the hard punches and the hard falls that they have during the match.
The main goal in boxing is to knock your opponent onto the canvas if they stay down for longer then ten seconds then that would be called a KO. There would be a referee in the ring at all times making the calls, like =if there were to be illegal shots being made then there would be points taken away from the one who had thrown the punch
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