BOXING
History
-Boxing is one of the oldest contact sports known to human history. While it cannot be said for certain whether boxing back then was a regular sport with rules and regulations. Evidences of boxing has found as early as 1500 BC and 3000 BC. Therefore one can safely say that the origin of boxing was around 3000 BC.


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Explanation

-A two-person sport in which the fists are skillfully used to attack and defend.

Basic Rule of Boxing

-Boxing is a combat sport in which two opponents face each other in a ring, wearing padded gloves.
-The fighters face each other in consecutive sessions, known as ‘rounds’, which last between one and three minutes
-The number of rounds in a boxing match depends on the level of competition - Olympic matches only have three rounds, whereas professional heavyweight fights can reach a much higher number. The number is agreed before the fight begins.
-During each round, the opponents punch and strike each other. Holding is not allowed.
-A boxer is victorious when the opponent is knocked over and does not get up before the referee counts to ten out loud. This is called a knock out.
-If there is no knock out, the scores of a panel of judges, awarded for each boxer’s performance, will be used to name the winner.
-Between the rounds there is a short break during which the boxers usually go to the corner of the ring assigned to them, take on water, and receive advice from their trainer.

Necessary equipment for Boxing
- The mouthpiece
- Multiple types of hand gear. Hand gear is very important, as knuckles and other locations around the hand will become seriously damaged in no time at all.
-Thus, padding and a firm grip can help nullify such injuries, which can be devastating when trying succeeding in a real boxing match.
- Mouthpieces, groin guards, and headgear is also quite common for sparring matches.

Basic Skills
- The typical boxing training session stimulates all muscle groups, and provides the perfect combination of aerobic and anaerobic exercise.
-The basic boxing skills while developing the stamina to survive three, three-minute rounds of sparing, one needs to be supremely conditioned and strong enough to throw powerful punches from round one through to three.

Keys Points

-Combat sport and martial arts in which two people fight using their fists. Boxing is typically supervised by a referee engaged in during a series of one- to three-minute intervals called rounds, and boxers generally of similar weight.


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-Some people who play the sport of boxing is
-Viewers
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
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Target Markets

-People that are interested in the sport
-Rich people
-Original viewers


Demographics

  • Male 86%
  • Female 14%(1)
  • Average Age/ Demo 18-45 Males(1)
  • Median Age 25 Years Old
  • Mean Age 30 Years Old(1)
  • Unmarried 65.8 %
  • Married 34.2 %(1)
  • Median H. H. Income $36,000.00/ Per Year
  • Mean H. H. Income $45,000.00/ Per Year(1)
  • Caucasian 75.8 %
  • African American 9.6 %
  • Hispanic 6.45 %(1)

Interesting Facts

  • Lamar Clark holds the record for the most consecutive knockouts with 44 in a row between 1958 and 1960.
  • The game comprises of 12 rounds, each spanning a period of 3 minutes. Points are awarded if an opponent is knocked out by blows and could not continue the game after 10 counts by the referee.
  • The longest match with gloves and 3-minute rounds took place in New Orleans on April 6, 1893. Andy Bowen battled with Jack Burke for 110 rounds. Finally the 2 badly mauled fighters refused to go on and the bout was called “no contest




MIKE TYSON
MIKE TYSON


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