#Boxing Training

Strongman Eddie Hall Reacts to the Hafthor Björnsson vs. Devon Larratt Boxing Match

On Sept. 18, 2021, in Dubai, UAE, 2018 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion Hafthor “The Mountain” Björnsson defeated Canadian arm-wrestler Devon Larratt via technical knockout (TKO) in the first round of their main event boxing match of CoreSports’ Fight Night 3. Larratt was the last-minute replacement for 2017 WSM champion Eddie Hall who had to withdraw from the bout two months beforehand due to rupturing his left biceps in a sparring session.
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Jarico O’Quinn and Saul Sanchez in ShoBox bantamweight battle

Bantamweights Jarico O’Quinn and Saul Sanchez collide on Friday, Sept. 24, in the ShoBox main event. The winner could become a division contender. The Showtime boxing series ShoBox has a knack for finding young talent and matching them up tough to bring out their best. The model has worked well for the 20-year series and continues the pattern on Friday, Sept. 24, with Jarico O’Quinn meeting Saul Sanchez in a bantamweight bout.
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5 Boxing Training Principles You Can Use to Boost Your Workout Routine

Most fitness enthusiasts out there train differently based on the sport(s) or activity(s) that they do the most. Someone looking to break weightlifting records is going to spend the majority of their time pumping heavy weights while someone hoping to complete their first marathon is going to be running in their free time. However, I’m a firm believer that a person can benefit from incorporating multiple training principles into their routine. This includes some of the training principles common to boxing, a sport that combines speed, strength and big time stamina. As a favor to the community, local boxer and boxing trainer Lorenzo Cardona Jr. wrote up five boxing training principles that he uses to achieve real results with his clients.

Game of Thrones Mountain Actor Thor Bjornsson Obliterates Opponent in Boxing Match

Hafthor Bjornsson of Game of Thrones fame nearly knocked his opponent's block off in his latest boxing match. Over the weekend, Bjornsson --- best known for playing Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane on Game of Thrones --- competed against Devon Larratt at CoreSports' Fight Night 3. In the fight, which you can watch below, the Mountain actor dominated Larratt to the point where the ref had to call the match in the first round.
Atlantic City Press

Showboat to host 15 amateur boxing bouts in free event Friday

The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City will host 15 bouts of championship amateur boxing, featuring Justin Figueroa, an A.C. native, on Friday. Weigh-ins for the free event, dubbed the Showboat Showcase Championship, will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the first bout starting at 7:30. Figueroa, a former football player and...
Boxing Scene

Frank Gore, Future Hall Of Fame Running Back, Training For "High Profile" Boxing Fight

Running back Frank Gore, who’s rushed for 16,000 yards throughout 16 seasons in the NFL, believes he still has some tread left on his tires to make a run for a new sport. The 38-year-old future Hall of Fame running back is currently a football free agent and is open to playing the only sport he’s ever known as a pro.

Spider-Man: Far From Home’s Tom Holland Looks Badass In Boxing Training Video

We always see workout footage of actors getting in shape to play superheroes on the big screen. It's a pretty easy way to make the rest of us feel like we're really inadequate. We've seen Brie Larson in full workout mode and Chris Hemsworth lifting some pretty impressive weight, but perhaps because he plays young Peter Parker, I feel like we don't see as much from Tom Holland. But he certainly does put in the work to get in literal fighting shape, as Holland, it seems, has some decent boxing skills.
Sports Central

British Boxing Needs to Clean Up its Act

In the 3-4 years I've been seriously following boxing, I've come to realize there are marked differences in the boxing culture in the UK vs. the U.S. For example, before starting a round, UK announcers will shout, "Seconds out!" It took me awhile to realize, but "seconds" = the boxer's retinue of trainers and cut-men. He's telling them it's time to exit the ring.

Buy The Best Everlast Punching Bag for Your Home Gyms

Punching bags are cylindrical-shaped bags that are used to punch them through your fist. They are commonly filled with varieties of materials that help us to hit them hard. Often boxers or martial artists use punching bags to build their stamina and develop upper body strength. Everlast punching bags are a well-known brand of bags that offers several kinds of punching bags, that suits your needs in the home gyms.

Meet the Women Fighters Making History in Male-Dominated Muay Thai

Since opening in 1956, Lumpinee Boxing Stadium has become one of the world’s most prestigious sites for Thailand’s martial art of Muay Thai. But the venue in Bangkok has traditionally forbidden women from fighting there—or even touching the ring—due to entrenched superstitions about menstruation and its potential to “pollute” the sacred space.

Stefi Cohen Second Pro Boxing Bout Ends in Draw

Stefi Cohen faced off against Marcelo Nieto in her second Pro boxing match on the Fight Night 3 Hafthor Bjornsson/Devon Larratt undercard on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in Dubai, UAE. While the Venezuelan multiple-time powerlifting record holder had an incredible performance against the Columbian Nieto, they ultimately settled for a draw.