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Amateur boxing tournament

Duration: 13min 36sec Views: 1099 Submitted: 13.09.2021
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The tournament, which will run quarterly, plans to seek and reward great young talents in Lagos by providing the platform for them to showcase their skills, which could see them go on to represent Nigeria at major tournaments like the World Championships and the Olympics. To motivate and educate youths that through sports, they can learn values of honesty, integrity, sportsmanship to last them a life time, this tournament tends to draw local and internationalattention to grassroot boxing in Lagos. The boxers will slug it out in 10 different weight categories, from the featherweight category to the heavyweight category for both male and female. There will be three rounds with each rounds lasting threeminutes, also the tournament will feature two exhibitions fights.

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Competitions - England Boxing

Amateur boxing is a variant of boxing practiced at the collegiate level , at the Olympic Games , Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games , as well as many associations. Amateur boxing bouts are short in duration, comprising three rounds of three minutes in men, and four rounds of two minutes in women, each with a one-minute interval between rounds. Men's senior bouts changed in format from four two-minute rounds to three three-minute rounds on January 1, This type of competition prizes point-scoring blows, based on number of clean punches landed, rather than physical power. Also, this short format allows tournaments to feature several bouts over several days, unlike professional boxing , where fighters rest several months between bouts.

How to Get Started in Amateur Boxing

Amateur boxing is divided into four weight classes -- featherweight, lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight. With the exception of heavyweight which has no limit, each class has a weight limit range. Determine which class you currently fit in, or wish to fit in, then move forward with training to prepare for the boxing event. Find a boxing gym. The difference between a regular gym and a boxing gym is that a boxing gym will provide the staff, coaches, sparring partners and training resources you need to become a competent amateur boxer.
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