Because we all have that champion within us. It really is about your mindset and having the tools that you need, surrounding yourself with the right people who have been able to achieve some of the things that you want to achieve. Even more than gymnastics, fencing or other Olympic sports, boxing is the most complete of all the disciplines , whether you practise it in a tracksuit or with a kimono. But why, then, do we talk about women's boxing on one side, and men's boxing on the other? Simply because there can be differences in the way it's practised, the techniques, and the objectives for these forms of boxing.
It is hard to imagine a woman taking up a battle against a man in the ring, though in the matches so far women have ended up on top. One match, which was billed as the first sanctioned male-female boxing match in U. This was not a even battle. Loi Chow, a trainer and a jockey by trade, had a fight history of in professional bouts with his last bout three years earlier.
Some things are just wrong: slavery; racial prejudice; a man fighting a woman, sanctioned or otherwise. But especially sanctioned. It was in the worst possible taste: Boxing, not just a man, was the loser in Seattle in the first licensed mixed-gender fight. Margaret McGregor, a year-old professional boxer and landscaper, made history when she beat Loi Chow, a man, over four rounds at the then Mercer Arena in Seattle. This was the first sanctioned contest of its type.