The history of boxing

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B.C. PERIOD There is an evidence of the fact that boxing existed in about the year 1500 BC on the Crete Island. The modern researches allow to insist that such duels had been known much earlier in Africa, particularly in the region of modern Ethiopia. The hieroglyphic scriptures dated back to the year 4000 BC revealed the popularity of this kind of sports throughout the Nile Plateau and all over the Egypt, after the latter had …

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…physical advantages, such as high height and long hands, they keep opponents aside on a distance delivering left hand punches and using the right hand for a punch, which usually knocks opponents out. However their left hand punches also crashed their opponents down quite often. The choice of the style is very individual for each boxer, however quick moves of boxers and hands punches combinations are the two major aspects in the modern boxing tactics.