Choosing Your Right
Boxing Glove Size and Handwraps
When picking out a pair
of boxing gloves, choosing one that best fits
your hand is not exactly the right criteria
you should follow. Try putting on handwraps
underneath the gloves. 120" handwraps
are right for small hands. For medium to large
hands, you will want 170" or longer.
Why bother with handwraps?
When boxing, you will need to support your
wrist and thum to protect your bones and tendons
from injury. It is important that you always
wrap your hands before working out or boxing.
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Women's Boxing News
Female boxers from U.S., Koreas,
Japan to fight in June
Asian Political News, May 23, 2005
SEOUL, May 20 Kyodo
Female boxers from North and South Korea, the United
States and Japan will hold world title matches in
Pyongyang on June 28, the head of South Korea's
boxing commission said Friday.
''A final agreement has been achieved (with the
North Korean side) to hold amateur and professional
boxing matches in North Korea on June 28 for the
first time since the division of the nation,'' Park
Sang Kwon, president of the Korea Boxing Commission,
told a press conference.
North and South Korean female boxers held matches
in October last year and in March this year in the
Chinese city of Shenyang.
Park said the agreement on the international boxing
matches was reached through talks with the (North)
Korea Commission of Physical Culture and Sports
Two North Korean world champions, one in the bantamweight
division and the other in super flyweight division,
will meet two challengers from the United States
to defend their respective titles.
A South Korean boxier will have a bout with a Japanese
boxer for the world flyweight champion's title.
Before the three events, six matches between 12
North and South Korean amateurs and two men's bouts
between Chinese and North Koreans will be held.
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