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The Check Hook

Check Hook

The hook is one of the most explosive, if not the most explosive punch in boxing. Left hook knockouts(or right hook if you happen to be a southpaw) provide many a highlight reel and the greatest exponents of the hook are celebrated in boxing. Who had the greatest left hook for example? You might hear […]

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How to Use the Uppercut by Sugar Ray Robinson

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how to use the uppercut by sugar ray robinson.

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On This Day – Salvador Sanchez Dies…

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On August 12th 1982, Salvador Sanchez would die in a car crash whilst still in training for his next fight. Sanchez was just 23yrs old.

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Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker Dies Aged 55 in Accident

RIP Pernell Whitaker

Boxing Great Pernell Whitaker hit by car and dies from injuries The first time I saw Pernell Whitaker box was in the early 1990’s. My brother called me over to watch one of his fights on TV(before the days of pay per view and fights were available on channels such as Sky Sports and Eurosport). […]

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Why Boxing is the Best Workout

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Why Boxing is the Best Workout In todays world everybody is looking for the next big thing in losing weight or getting into shape. We get fitness fads such as Zumba, Pilates, Hot Yoga, Cross Fit, Spin Class – which to be fair despite bursting onto the scene, have not fizzled out like so many […]

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Boxing Training With Weights

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Boxing Training With Weights Here’s a nice little workout I recently put together and tried at the gym. The focus here is more on explosiveness but it is pretty simple to switch the workout to a more speed or power orientated result if you so desire, using the same or similar movements. I’ll write some […]

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