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Boxing ring - Wikipedia

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A boxing ring is the space in which a boxing match occurs. A modern ring, which is set on a raised platform, is square with a post at each corner to which four parallel rows of ropes are attached wi...

Why are Boxing Rings Called Rings When They Are Square?

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Apr 20, 2016 ... At this time, boxing matches had no mandated boxing ring, no gloves, ... rules continued to refer to the roped off area as a “ring” despite its actual shape. If you liked this article, you might also enjoy subscribing to our new Daily ...

Why is a boxing ring called a 'ring' even though it is square? - Quora

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Oct 18, 2011 ... The ring is so-called because prior to the enclosure of the space by ropes, fighters, ... If your parents and grandparents were able to raise a family with a single, blue-collar income, and you can barely pay the bills in a ...

Why is the site of a boxing match called a ring when it's square?

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Apr 7, 2007 ... In the early days of professional fist fighting, Groups of fighters would travel from town to town challenging the local men. The fighters would ...

Why is a boxing ring called a boxing ring if it's square - Answers.com

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Another reason that the "boxing ring" should be square: Can you imagine the announcer introducing a contestant, "If it would have been round, "And in this ARC ...

ESPNMAG.com - Why is it called a boxing ring?

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If you'd... Bakre: How about the WBA? Receptionist, La Asociación Mundial de ... Sam Macias, president, North American Boxing Federation: That's a very good question. ... Nigel Collins, editor-in-chief, Ring Magazine: It's just a guess, so I wouldn't want to ... Eventually, they used stakes to hold the ropes, forming a ...

"WHY" JOKES - Site

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Why can't women put on mascara with their mouth closed? ... Why is a boxing ring square? Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips? Why is it ...

Why is boxing ring called a "ring" when its square? | What When ...

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Oct 29, 2015 ... When boxing arena is in square shape then why do we call it a boxing ring? Isn't that strange? Never thought about this? Let's know the simple ...

Why is boxing called boxing? I need to know! - Boxing Forum

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Jul 13, 2011 ... So, my girlfriend asked my why is a square called a ring, which I said they ... Latin pugil boxer; akin to Latin "pugnus" fist . .... with 4 posts, people undoubtedly called it boxing and its combatants boxers. .... But I don't know if the verb 'to box' meaning 'to strike' predates this, or...

For example do you know why a boxing ring is square? - Pierre Knows

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Never. He died undefeated. Boxing resurfaced in England around the early 16th century. It was very rough and often called prizefighting. ... set of rules in 1743, mainly to prevent people from dying in the ring. The people around ... their investment. Sometimes they even ... if you look close there is no hammer involved. Really !