Rules and Regulations
“Boxing is the beginning of all sports. I'm willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight.”
While a boxing match can be incredibly nuanced to one who deeply understands the Sweet Science, at the core, boxing is the most basic of tests. Regardless, in order to fully appreciate the sport, a fan must understand all the rules and regulations. On top of the confusion caused by individual state boxing commissions (as opposed to a national commissioner in other more mainstream sports), the advent of the numerous sanctioning bodies further complicated the assortment of possible rules. Hopefully, this section will help you navigate the boxing labyrinth.