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Fouls

Beating a challenger below the navel or behind the ear; beating a challenger who is knocked down; holding the opponent with one hand and hitting him with the other hand, wresting and kicking is not allowed, pushing the challenger in to the ropes, hitting with knee, shoulder, elbow, falling down purposely without being hit, using abusive languages, hitting the opponent during the interval, intentionally spitting out the mouth piece, step up on the opponent, curve second shouting, not following umpires instruction, poking the eyes with the thumb, Striking intentionally at that part of the body above the kidneys are some the fouls which are counted during a fight.


Heavyweight

Heavyweight

The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+),one of the traditional eight divisions.

The Heavyweight division has its roots back as far as the 1720s with James Figg, but it was only with Jem Mace that the term "Heavy weight" became rampant. By the 1870s it almost certainly covered all weights above 160/166 pounds.


Boxing gloves

Boxing gloves

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Boxing gloves are cushioned to defend the athlete against the increasingly heavier focuses of striking other punching bags,these are the gloves most recommended by trainers for all boxing training, especially for non-sparrers. Sparring gloves are designed to guard both athletes during practice bouts. Professional fight gloves are also designed to protect both fighters, but are generally less padded. Sparring gloves may range from 14 oz to 20 oz, while bag gloves, amateur and professional fight gloves range from 8 to 10 ounces.Small, padded boxing gloves used when hitting a speed bag or heavy bag. The speed bag version usually does not contain padding.


Speed bags

Speed bags

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Speed bags are small, air-filled bags anchored at the top to bounce back platform parallel to the ground. It helps a fighter can learn to keep his hands up, recover hand-eye coordination and learn to shift weight between feet when punching.


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