El boxeo(boxing) Suzannah Gay Eric Malterer
Definition Of Boxing It is a martial art where two people fight using their fists for competition. Boxing is supervised by a referee, during a series of one to three minute rounds. (Boxers are usually similar in weight.) There are three ways to win, if the opponent is knocked out and unable to get up before the referee counts to ten seconds (a knockout, or KO) or if the opponent is too injured to continue (a technical knockout, or TKO), or if there is no stoppage of the fight before an agreed number of rounds, a winner is determined either by the referee's decision or by judges scorecards.
How Boxing is Scored • Judges have two buttons before them (one for each boxer) • No point is awarded for a hit unless 3 of the 5 judges agree. • They press the appropriate buttons when they believe a boxer delivers a scoring hit. • Contest are won by knock out or on points. • Each round is two minutes in length with a one minute interval between each round.
History Of Boxing • Boxing is one of the oldest contact sports known to human history. While it cannot be said for certain whether boxing back then was a sport with rules and regulations, evidence that boxing existed are found in the archaeological findings of the Egyptians, Berbers, Sumerian, Greek and Mediterranean civilizations. Other evidences of boxing has found as early as 1500 BC and 3000 BC. Boxing may have been around in 3000 BC.
Top 10 boxers in Mexico In The Past 20 years. • Julio Cesar Chavez • Ricardo Lopez • Oscar De La Hoya • Erik Morales • Marco Antonio Barrera • Juan Manuel Marquez- Still Active • Israel Vazquez- Still Active • Rafael Marquez • Michael Carbajal • Jose Luis Castillo- Still Active
Julio Cesar Chavez • He was the best Boxer in Mexico. • He was born in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico on July 12th, 1962. • He first started fighting when he was 16. • Last fight May of 2005 (fought against Ivan Robinson). • A hand injury from his last fight resulted in a final loss for Chavez, forcing him to retire.
Types of Bets • Straight picks: A straight pick is simply choosing one fighter to win over the other. • Boxing odds and lines: If you vote for an underdog to win, and he does win, you get more money than if a favorite was to win.
A Fact About Boxing: • Boxing still ranks as one of the more well-known sports in Mexico. The country holds second place to the U.S. in the total number of boxing world champions produced
Sources • http://boxing.about.com/od/amateurs/a/oly_rules.htm • http://www.proboxing-fans.com/top-10-mexican-boxers-of-the-last-20-years/ • http://www.proboxing-fans.com/boxing-101/betting-on-boxing/ • http://www.juliocesarchavez.net/bio.htm • http://www.ehow.com/about_6627045_mexican-sports.html