How many rounds are fought for the world title?
Play multimedia content Leonard-Cushing bout of June 1894. Each of the six one-minute rounds recorded for the Kinetograph was made available to exhibitors for $22.50. Patrons watching the final round could see Leonard knock down his opponent.
In 1891, the National Sporting Club (N.S.C.), a private club in London, began promoting professional glove fights on its own premises, and created nine of its own rules supplementing the Marquis of Queensberry Rules. These rules specified more precisely the role of judges and established a scoring system that allowed the referee to decide the outcome of a fight.
The 12 rules of professional boxing
Count: To count ten seconds, by the referee, when a boxer is knocked out. If at the end of the count, he does not get up, the bout is terminated in favor of the standing fighter. The numbering is twenty seconds in case of falling out of the ring.
Split Decision (or not unanimous): Resolution of two of the three Judges awarding the advantage in points – and therefore the victory – to one of the boxers. While the remaining official awards the advantage in points to the loser. It is abbreviated “SD”.
Majority Decision: Resolution of two of the three Judges awarding the advantage in points -and therefore the victory- to one of the boxers. The remaining official, meanwhile, declares a draw in the scores. It is abbreviated “MD”.
Neutral Corner: Either of the two corners of the ring not previously assigned to the contestants. At the moment a boxer knocks down his opponent, the referee should require him to go immediately to the neutral corner farthest away from the knocked down boxer.
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The European pre-Olympic boxing tournament that kicked off in London last Saturday was suspended on Monday by its organizer, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), due to the growing spread of the coronavirus, which forced the suspension also in the United Kingdom, among other events, of the Premier League.
“The decision was taken to suspend the event this Monday, amid increasing global travel restrictions and quarantine measures, in order to allow participants from more than 60 countries to adjust their plans and return home,” the IOC said in a statement.
Professional boxing rules
An Italian boxer was suspended by the Italian federation because of his “tattoos with Nazi symbols and evocations”, after the controversy that began almost a week earlier when he wore them in an official bout.
The court of the Italian Boxing Federation, meeting this Thursday, decided to suspend the Trieste native boxer until at least November 19, the date scheduled for the end of the preliminary investigation opened by the federal prosecutor.
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