Essays on Boxing

Should Dangerous Sports Be Banned
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Should dangerous sports be banned? Save our Sports! Today, many sports are becoming increasingly regulated. Boxing, rugby, soccer, and other games are being targeted by sports bodies and medical organizations in an effort to improve safety standards and to reduce injuries. However, for some people, this is not enough, and they would rather see some dangerous sports banned completely. In this essay, I will examine some arguments against banning dangerous sports. Sports, competition, and games seem to be natural to…...
R- Kelly ‘ The worlds greatest’
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The first video watched by my class was R- Kelly ' The worlds greatest'. You can tell from the title of the song that it is about Muhammad Ali who was known as being the world's greatest boxer of all time. The song was written in conjunction with the new film releasing soon called Ali, which is about the boxing life for him. Throughout the music video there are flashbacks to when Muhammad Ali used to box and him knocking…...
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Muhammad Ali
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This paper chronicles the life and achievements of Boxer, Muhammad Ali.The greatest mystery of the 1996 Olympic summer games in Atlanta, was solved at 28 minutes past midnight the day of the opening ceremony. The crowd erupted when the Olympic torch was passed to Muhammad Ali. The Olympic gold medal boxer Muhammad Ali lifted the torch and trembled before a crowd screaming 'Ali'. He then sent the fire soaring high above the stadium to ignite the ceremonial Olympic cauldron. This…...
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Download Warrior | Full DVD/Divx/Ipod/HD Quality
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Aug 8, 2011 – By the time Warrior is released next month, there will have been two major motion pictures employing combat sports as a vehicle to promote a human interest story since 2010. The aforementioned will be one. The Fighter, starring Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg, the other. Neither film is primarily about the featured combat sport of choice. Both are incorporated almost strictly on utilitarian grounds. These are human interest stories, unmistakably in the way Friday Night Lights…...
Does Boxing have a future?
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The catastrophic brain injury suffered by British boxer Paul Ingle in September 2000 was the latest high profile case to highlight the dangers of his sport; boxing. Boxing has a long and proud tradition and history in Britain and the world over. But the future of boxing has once again been thrown open to debate as a result of his fight, which has fuelled the fires of opposition. Over the decades (as well as throughout history), boxing has suffered several…...
Boxing Monologue
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So It finally happened for me then, I finally became a professional, I thought from here on out my life was gonna be easy and I was going to do well in my day maybe fight at Madison Square Garden in New world champions and all that. Why did I ruin it from one stupid mistake, what is wrong with me... Or maybe I am wrong. Becoming a professional is exciting and the attention is great too. The…...
Boxing equipment: Can become a reason for victory
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A well done practice is not only a measure for winning a fight. A practice must be accompanied with excellent to succeed in this sport. Therefore, one thing missing can become a reason of big loss in the game. For practicing, user must choose the professional fighter who can provide general instructions. While for other category, the user has to take guidance from his trainer or online websites dealing with sport in selecting the best gear. A top websites provide…...
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UFC Fighters
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Before social media was what it is now, you had to be someone exceptional to stand out from the other fighters in UFC. Yes, you could have amazing skill but many wanted to see character. With his Mohawk haircut, Japanese tattoo and that strong gaze he'd make every time you saw him getting ready for a fight was very exceptional and exciting. During his years with the UFC, he became the first combatant to be on the cover of the…...
The Underdog Rocky Balboa
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"You're waltzing. Give the sucker some action, you're fighting like a bum". The 1976 film Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Sylvestor Stallone, opens up with a boxing match that no contestant seems to be obviously winning. Although, the leading protagonist appears to be passionate but after coming out of the corner in the ring, he only manages to score a few solid jabs. Subtly settling the viewers into the perspective that these men are not professional…...
A Comparative Study of the Characters of Antonio and Felix in the Amigo Brothers by Piri Thomas
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Comparison/Contrast EssayIn the short story “Amigo Brothers” by Piri Thomas two boys, Antonio and Felix, are forced to fight for the golden gloves that they both want. Both boys are best friends and train together almost every day. Only one can win the golden gloves and advance to become a bigger boxer. The fight might harm their friendship but in the end they both are still friends despite the fight. Both Antonia and Felix have many interesting differences and similarities.Antonio…...
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Masculinity of ‘Hostility and Aggression’
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This tells the audience automatically that when he feels he has no power against his family he tries to prove himself so that he would get recognised for his qualities of being a man. So therefore he proves his 'manliness' by showing Rodolpho a few passes of boxing, but really show that he is man but Rodolpho isn't. He shows Rodolpho some boxing to make him and everyone understand that if you want to be a man you need to…...
Should Boxing Be Banned?
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For many years there have been sporadic calls for boxing to be banned, these are often put forward by medical associations of some kind after a boxer has died from injuries sustained during a fight, the most common of which is the BMA the British Medical Association. Here are some reasons why boxing shouldn't be banned. Boxing has responded over the years to these calls about banning boxing by making alterations to the thickness of gloves, outlawing some types of…...
My Hero-Muhammad Ali David Ramsey 10A
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My hero is Muhammad Ali who first came into the public eye as Cassius Clay when he won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rome in 1960. In 1964 he stunned the boxing community with his defeat of Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion, and shocked the world yet again when he changed his name to Muhammad Ali after the fight. During the Vietnam war he was ordered to go and fight but he refused on religious grounds, but…...
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Blood Sports (Debate)
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Blood sports should not be banned; whatever problems there are with the sport can be fixed with reforms. The World Health Organization has called for tighter regulation, including “Simple rules, such as requiring medical clearance, national passports to prevent players from fighting under more than one name, restricting fights for fixed periods after knockouts, requiring that ringside physicians be paid by the state and not the promoter, and making sure that the players are aware of the potential long-term consequence…...
Cinderella Man and the Great Depression
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James J. Braddock once said, " I have to believe that once things are bad, I have to change them". The movie Cinderella Man is about Braddock rising from a poor, unsuccessful boxer to the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. The historical background to his life and career was during the same time period as the Great Depression. James Braddock was not always the boxer he is now known to be, in the 1920’s he had lost one third…...
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Mike Tyson
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This biographical sketch will explore Mike Tyson’s life of victories, personal, and professional losses. Mike Tyson, born Michael Gerard Tyson, was born June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York to Jimmy Kirkpatrick and Lorna Tyson. Jimmy abandoned the family in 1968, when Mike was two years old, leaving Lorna to care for Mike and his two siblings, Rodney and Denise. My selection of Mike Tyson for a case study was based a several intriguing factors about him that gained my…...
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Discursive on Boxing
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Boxing is a sport that is adored by millions of people all over the world , it is a contact sport in which the fighting style is called MMA (mixed martial arts), Boxing includes two participants called fighters who battle it out in a series of rounds (12)until the opponent has been knocked out and can’t stand straight for 10 seconds , if the fight is stalemated then the fight goes to three judges in which the match is settled…...
An American Professional Boxer Floyd Mayweather
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Fighting is as old as time. Throughout history since Rome had gladiators, fighting has been a form of amusement and entertainment for the masses. The form and production of fighting has evolved into a multi-million dollar industry. Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer who as a result of his dedication to the sport has remained undefeated, has experienced impressive earnings due to his success, and his envisions of retiring as an undefeated legend is quite promising. Floyd…...
Self introduction speech
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Some of you might think I brought in these boxing gloves because I am a boxer or inspire to be a professional fighter someday, but in all honesty its none of these things. When I take a look at these gloves I see my past, present and future. How these boxing gloves represent my past is the way I grew up as a kid. As I was younger I was always moving locations, didn’t have many friends and was not…...
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Should Boxing Be Banned: A discussion
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Recently there has been a debate on whether or not boxing should be banned. There are people who agree with the idea of boxing being banned and claim that it is dangerous and life threatening. However, there are others who disagree and argue that there are more dangerous sports. This issue could lead to unexpected consequences, such as boxers having brain injuries. I believe that boxing shouldn’t be banned because it is the boxers’ choice, the boxing industry employs a…...
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