If people like Don King were forced out of boxing there would be fewer serious injuries. These injuries may go unnoticed at the time, but cause the boxer serious problems in later life. Peter, England I agree that forcing the sport underground would almost certainly cause more injuries in what would be an unregulated sport. Whilst what has occurred to Paul Ingle is tragic, he knew in full the risks involved. There are many contact sports that could pose an injury risk to the players, and boxing is no different than other contact sports like hockey, football and rugby. Though the risks of injury in boxing are significant, boxers are aware of the realities of their sport and are more than adequately compensated for these by the big purses at stake in fights. Boxers are interested in scoring, and they become good friends immediately after the much.
The gladiatorial battles that drew the masses in the first century to the Roman Colosseum were a reflection of the cruel society of the day. Boxing Queensland president Ann Tindall by saying that the sport is no more dangerous than other contact sports. The main thing being injuries! The kind of pride and arrogance a wrestler displays after seriously hurting his competitor, while the audience cheers and hoots with excitement is no good teaching for teenagers who are at the verge of picking up brawls. Professional boxers do get paid and probably get paid a lot but what if they died during that fight or got badly injured that effects them for life, money doesn't buy back a persons life. Having boxed myself, I see no sensible reason to ban it, people enter the ring of their own volition and are aware of the potential consequences.
Cruelty : Boxing and wrestling are cruel sports, even if they are governed by sets of rules and regulations. Even doctors see boxing as a dangerously unacceptable sport. Many people have also disliked the sight of aging former champions coming out of retirement in their forties or later, tempted by one last big purse. I used to really enjoy boxing ten years ago, but I cannot watch a boxing match now. Boxing should not, however, be banned; this knee-jerk reaction to every incident or fatality often distracts and dilutes the efforts of the powers-that-be from investing in better regulations and higher standards of ringside safety. These would not not have any of the safety standards.
People die for crying out loud! Both professional and amateur fights are run under very strict rules to make the risks as small as possible. The fact that boxers get paid millions of pounds to beat their opponent up is just ludicrous in some people's eyes. One can say that it looks very exciting and cool but in my opinion violence is seriously not cool. However, when similar incidents occur in England or Germany we don't see this type of rush to judgement. This gives them a reason to make the fighter take more fights, even if that would be dangerous. Cage fighting elevates these concerns to another level entirely. Adrian Nightingale, England Unfortunately fighting will always be a part of human nature.
Boxing sometimes also known as pugilism is a combat sport in which two participants, generally of similar weight class, fight each other with their fists. These young boxers are conned into believing that the more aggressive they are in the ring, the more respect they will gain in the boxing community, they are conned into a sense of belonging within this community. If the world wants to stop violence in the street, then they need to stop it for any other purpose. People go into such sports knowing the risks. Middle Boxing is a great character builder, it instills discipline, respect, inner motivation- there are so many positive sides, which actually out weigh the negative sides. All are consistent with underlying damage to the frontal cortex, which controls executive functions such as impulse control. Wrestlers lose their calm all the time that results in fatal injuries to fellow wrestlers.
Those who are against boxing being banned argue that it is no more dangerous than other sports. The picturesque view for the spectator leads them to believe that those who have such supreme strength can boost it and hit and win over those who are less powerful than them. One young man told me how his gang leader told him not to hang about any more. People should have the freedom to risk their lives on doing something they love. Simone, England The narrow-minded folk who want to ban boxing should grow up and face reality. Ladies with boxing skills are much more secure from community injustices like raping which could depress them.
I would definitely be certain that there might be a riot. Peer group can also be influenced if a single child or teen in the group is a fan of these sports. Secondly, it's not just grown men who fight. Why use bats and balls in base ball? American football appears to be going in the right direction. For example, the purpose of sport, how much freedom people should have, role models and the media, and whether banning something might make problems worse. There are now requirements for paramedics to be ring-side and referees are able to stop fights early on. Also what about the people who love boxing? Boxers are the means by which managers make their money; to be financially used is to be in the profession of boxing.
The 23-year-old collapsed 90 minutes after completing a featherweight bout in Toowoomba on March 14 and did not regain consciousness before his last Monday. This damage may be aggravated by boxing gloves since they add weight and thus energy to punches, causing more rotational acceleration. Violence in Sport- Should boxing be Legal? Should we ban horse back riding? Large haemorrhages are what cause boxers to fall into comas and occasionally die during bouts, but the microscopic tears to blood vessels can be no less damaging in the long run. Many of these kids wouldn't have any other pastime if boxing were banned, which could lead to them becoming involved in crime. However, it is at the sharp end of social disadvantage and disengagement that boxing is most powerful. Mike Lean, Scotland Michael Watson got into the ring voluntarily.