Articles Blog

The Rules of Boxing – EXPLAINED!

The Rules of Boxing – EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains, the Rules of Boxing.
The object of the game is to win a contest by either knock out or points.
Boxing, sometimes known as Western Boxing or English Boxing is a combat sport that is
contested between two fighters, and is contested in an area known as the ring.
The ring measures a maximum of 20ft x 20ft, with ropes surrounding the perimeter of the
ring. Each fighter wears padded gloves, shorts,
gum shield and boots for a fight. In Boxing, you can only hit your opponent
with your fists, and only above the waist. Doing anything else results in a foul and
could result in disqualification. A boxer has several punches that he can use
in a fight, and some of these include Jabs,
Hooks, Uppercuts,
and Crosses, The idea is to hit your opponent, whilst avoiding
being hit yourself. If you manage to knock your opponent to the
ground, the opponent must stand back up within 10 seconds and be able to show that he can
defend himself. If your opponent cannot do this, you will
win the fight automatically. This is known as a knock out.
If neither fighter can knock each other out, a panel of judges will score each fighter
based upon how well they fought and who was the superior boxer.
The fight is contested in up to 12 rounds of 3 minutes each, with a one minute break
in between each round. Judges score every round and the boxer with
the superior number of points at the end of 12 rounds, wins.
That’s pretty much it, but there’s a few other things you’ll need to know before
fighting or watching Boxing. For example: Technical Knockout / Stoppage.
For safety reasons, if a referee, doctor or a member of each fighter’s corner crew feels
that a boxer cannot properly defend himself, or that it’s too dangerous to let him carry
on fighting – they can end the fight prematurely and the opponent will win the fight.
This is known as a technical knockout or stoppage. Knock down
If a boxer hits another boxer forcing him to fall to the ground, he will have 10 seconds
to get back up. If a boxer successfully gets back up, this is called a knock down.
If a boxer takes 3 knock downs in any one round, the fight will be stopped immediately
and the opponent will win by Technical Knockout. Clinch
This is a defensive move where a boxer wraps his arms around his opponent in order to prevent
him punching. The referee will immediately separate the two fighters and they both must
take one step back before commencing the fight. Fouls & Disqualification
Even though boxing is a fighting sport, there are rules that prevent it becoming a street
fight. If you break any of these rules, the referee
may give a boxer a warning, deduct points, or disqualify a boxer if they accrue too many
fouls. Disqualification for a boxer ends the fight
immediately and the opponent is given the win.
But one things’ for sure … absolutely no biting!
If you have found this video helpful, be sure to share this video and subscribe. It takes
me ages to make one of these things and good karma is very much appreciated.
If you’re also on Reddit, you can post this video and discuss it there. But in the meantime,
enjoy Boxing. Ninh Ly – – @NinhLyUK

100 thoughts on “The Rules of Boxing – EXPLAINED!”

  1. Ninh explains – The Rules of Boxing. A popular fighting sport that is also known as Western Boxing or English Boxing.
    Watch this short beginner’s tutorial video guide on how to box, boxing rules, and how to fight. And yes, I know the stoppage in this fight is a little bogus – but it's the only footage I could find without downloading massive clips.

  2. That ref that stopped the fight prematurely should get fired and never be able to earn money refereeing

  3. Nice video, but i would also include the point system for a more clear picture.
    If you win a round you score 10 points, if you lose 9 and a foul can cost you 1 or 2 points like a low blow or a headbutt.
    Also a knockdown cost the fighter who goes down 1 point.
    If the fight goes on to the end the one with most points wins.

  4. Hey, what fight is that shown in the clip for the Technical Knockout? I really wanna see it because that stoppage was absolutely ridiculous (I think even one of the judges at 2:01 was even like "WTF!" haha)! But that was some insanely good head movement though!

  5. After a clinch and after the referee tells them to break the clinch or separates them himself. Aren't the fighters supposed to start fighting again ONLY when the referee tells them do so? I just hear in the video that "they must take a step back" before fighting again. Obviously the step back is to break the clinch, but I would like to get some clarification.

  6. So according to the rules in this video, Tyson Fury won.

    Also, I like the stoppage example you use at 1:44, because it is an example of bad refereeing.

  7. Never understand why boxers dont aim at arms i mean take out one arm and its game over for that person why aim for the head sure its more worthy but not as much safe like in ip man when he fought boxer and won that way ^^

  8. Great video, however the 3-knockdown rule only applies in the State of New York in the US if I recall. If a fighter were to be knocked down 3 times in a single round elsewhere (example: Las Vegas, Nevada) the fight can continue on the discretion of the referee, doctor, and/or corner. The judges would give the knocked down boxer either 7 or 6 points for the round if they were knocked down more than once in the same round.

  9. 1:55 That was a pretty retarded stoppage the ref should be ashamed. He may not have had both his hands up but he was clearly defending himself with head movement, he did get tagged twice but that's no reason to stop a fight. Imagine someone taking a glancing 1-2 and the fight gets stopped… If boxing was judged by worthless fucking morons like this ref, then any retard that can wildy swing his hands for 20 seconds would win a fight by TKO.

  10. New sport. "just kill"
    Use whatever the hell you want to kill your opponent
    Single Elimination
    Winner wins $6969696969696969 moneys

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *