Boxing

Women’s Boxing: 12 Things You Need to Know (Facts, Prejudices, and More)

When people talk about boxing, they generally refer to men’s boxing as if that’s the only type of professional boxing. Women have boxed alongside men for centuries, yet (until recently) were not recognized as professional boxers until recently. Female boxers have just as much talent and skill as their male counterparts. Attitudes are changing, though, …

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Top Boxing Nations: 15+ Countries Where Boxing Is Popular!

Literature suggests that boxing got its official start in ancient Greece during the 23rd Olympiad in 688 BCE. Throughout the years, its popularity rose and fell according to world events and evolving religious beliefs. Today, boxing is accessible and practiced in several countries. Modern boxing started in London during the bare-knuckle era and quickly spread to other countries. Now, …

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Boxing vs. MMA: 11 Differences (Fighting Styles, Rules,…)

Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) may be two popular combat sports, but several differences separate them, turning them into two quite different combat sports. While Boxing has been around since ancient times, MMA only became popular within the last century.  Boxing uses thicker gloves, while the gloves worn by MMA fighters are much thinner. …

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