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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.


Handwraps

Handwraps

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Handwraps usually consist of gauze and medical tape, and are tattered by boxers under their gloves. They are designed to guard the bones of the boxers hands and wrists when punching. Hand wrap is a strip of cloth used by boxers to defend the hand and wrist against injuries induced by punching. It is wrapped steadily around the wrist, the palm, and the base of the thumb, where it serves to both maintain the alignment of the joints, and to compress and lend strength to the soft tissues of the hand during the impact of a punch.

A hand wrap protects against several common types of injuries that are familiar to most boxers. For instance, it supports the wrist joint, keeping it allied when the contact of a punch is immersed by the wrong part of the hand. It also secures the base of the thumb to the hand, thereby reducing the chance of a sprain or fracture that can result from the thumb prominent an opponents elbow. Most importantly, it extensively strengthens the metacarpus, reducing the likelihood of a fracture of one of the metacarpal bones. Such a fracture is often called the boxers fracture" -- which is usually a fracture in the neck of the fifth metacarpal -- because of its ubiquity among fighters.


Knock Down Eight Count

Standing eight counts is also referred as protection count. It is the maximum count an umpire can give to a boxer who is back on his feet after supporting a knockdown. This count permits the umpire to judge whether the boxer can carry on fighting or not. Various authorities require that a boxer receive an obligatory "standing eight-count" once being knocked down. Some commission permits to utilize standing eight-count when a boxer takes unnecessary penalty and emerge on the verge of going down but does not really go down. It is also considered same as the knockdown in boxing.


Electronic Scoring

Judges in matches record scoring blows by pressing a button for either the red or Blue fighter depending on which corner he is assigned to. A computer then sum up the scoring blows and the scores is calculated. The system itself is extremely accurate in the infinite majority of cases. Three of the four judges must record a scoring blow within one second of each other for it to be added up. And finally one who leads with the number of blow will be announced as the winner of the fight for the match.


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