Posts archive for Feb 2023

How old do you need to be to become an Olympic boxer?

Boxing has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but the rules and regulations regarding age requirements have changed over time. Currently, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has set the age limit for Olympic boxers at 18 years old. Boxers must be born on or after October 1st of the calendar year preceding the Olympics in order to qualify for the competition. However, boxers aged 17 may compete in the Youth Olympic Games if they have met the other qualifications. Furthermore, boxers aged 16 may compete in the AIBA World Championships. Therefore, there are several ways for aspiring boxers to take part in Olympic-level competitions before they turn 18.

Read More 28 Feb 2023

Who do you think will win the Triple G vs Canelo Alvarez fight?

The anticipated boxing match between Triple G (Gennady Golovkin) and Canelo Alvarez is scheduled for September 15, 2018. Triple G is a two-time World Middleweight Champion and an undefeated fighter. Canelo Alvarez is a former WBC and WBA Champion. Many experts consider Triple G to be the favorite, citing his superior power and skill, as well as his undefeated record. However, Canelo Alvarez is still a formidable opponent who has the speed and boxing ability to counter Triple G’s attack. The winner of the fight will be determined on September 15, and it promises to be an exciting match.

Read More 27 Feb 2023

What's happened to professional boxing?

Professional boxing has seen a steady decline in viewership over the past few decades, with the sport’s popularity reaching an all-time low in 2020. The rise of MMA has been a major factor in this decline, as UFC has become the dominant combat sport in the US. Other factors include the lack of star power in boxing, the lack of consistent quality fights, and the rise of streaming services, which have undercut the need for boxing to be broadcasted on television. Despite the challenges, there is still potential for the sport to make a comeback if the right steps are taken. Promoters need to focus on creating stars, and ensure that the best fighters are competing in the best fights, while also using technology to make the sport more accessible and appealing to a wider audience.

Read More 16 Feb 2023

Does Ryan Garcia have the skills to beat Gervonta Davis?

Ryan Garcia and Gervonta Davis are two of the brightest stars in the boxing world. They are both undefeated and have different styles, making for an exciting matchup. Ryan Garcia has the hand speed and power to be able to stay out of the way of Davis' power punches. He also has the ability to make Davis miss with his own punches. On the other hand, Davis has power, speed and agility that could be too much for Garcia to handle. Ultimately, it is difficult to predict who would win this fight, as it would depend on the skills and strategies of both fighters.

Read More 8 Feb 2023

How do interim titles work in the UFC?

Interim titles are temporary titles in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that are awarded to a fighter when the reigning champion is unable to defend their title. The interim title is a recognition of the fighter's skill and accomplishment and gives them a chance to compete for the champion's title when they become available. The interim champion must defend the title until the champion is able to return and compete for the title, at which point the interim champion will give up the title and the championship will be decided. Keywords: UFC, Interim Titles, Champion, Defend, Competition.

Read More 5 Feb 2023