All country sports, motor racing and many field sports as well. In fact, the headline… 746 Words 3 Pages Banning Boxing Last year half the world stood still for one of the biggest spectacles in sport - a championship-boxing match. Stricter rules or protective gear might save boxers' lives, but they would kill the sport. There is a huge difference between other sports and boxing as it is the only sport where the object is to inflict brain damage. Also people feel that the boxers themselves are overpaid! It is ridiculous that in the year 2000 people still talk about it as a sport. That is going to be nasty if not an eye opener for the propagators of violent sports. Violence in Sport- Should boxing be Legal? Title fights have been reduced from 15 rounds to a maximum of 12 rounds and the medical care at the ringside has been stepped up.
I do not smoke, so I have no idea how exactly people feel when they smoke. However, it appears to be as popular as ever. Actions have always been taken against those who got involved in foul play or caused serious injury to the competitor. And soon after boxing was the number one show that everyone watched. Spectacles like the graceful Muhammad Ali and the hard-hitting Mike Tyson are gone and have been replaced by lackluster fighters and greedy fight promoters who only care about their profit cut.
Sometimes it seems to be just one punch which does the damage. What do Boxing, Sky Diving, Horseback Riding, and Climbing Mountains have in common? Children get easily influenced by what they watch on T. Boxers earn allot of money when they are top professionals, the chance to become world champ and the fame and lifestyle that comes with it. Based on this claim, this paper will critically examine why boxing should not be banned. Ladies with boxing skills are much more secure from community injustices like raping which could depress them.
Some fighters who are well past their best get the license because they pass the routine medical checks. Boxing disappeared after the Romans for a long time and didn't reappear until the late 1600s in England. As expected it is told with all the letters in capital. This essay will first look at the history of boxing and how its rules has developed through the common law, before focusing on the legal issues surrounding the sport and analysing whether on the basis of changing scientific and socio-political attitudes boxing should be banned. Tony Hofmeyr, South Africa What has happened to Paul Ingle is tragic but in no other sport do calls arise for a ban when there's a serious injury or death. Recently there has been a debate on whether or not boxing should be banned.
Lots of people are injured as well as killed while participating in other sports. The effect has been to lift the fight beyond the sports pages into the general consciousness, and the safety and morality of boxing are once again coming under scrutiny. Some argue that it is a barbaric game, nothing but a negative influence on youth, promoting violence and causing injury to poor, exploited working class men. For over one hundred years many boxers have died during or just after fights. At the time, boxing was relevant in the American sports world. No more than most world title fights, but a huge amount of hype surrounds the contest.
The general public would not tolerate it. Causing personality changes and dementia. They lead a healthy diet as opposed to other sports personnel who adopts sedentary life. Madhavi C, Hyderabad, India I do not think boxing should be banned, I do have a few comments that could be introduced, cut the number of rounds, I also feel too many boxers are struggling at the weight they are supposed to be boxing at. A large majority of boxers were once young, aggressive juveniles who built up for themselves reputations, of being accomplished street fighters, and therefore were in this way noticed by local professional talent scouts. Controlled environment : Boxing and all other modern sports take place under a well-controlled environment where there are rules to be followed, penalties to be paid when played foul and reputation at stake if you hurt the sentiments of people who support you.
One young man told me how his gang leader told him not to hang about any more. There are very few professional fighters who's brains end up unscathed by the end of their career. National Electronic Injury Surveillance System et al. S states, and many others want it banned nationally. According to the World Health Organization report, about 2 billion people smoke all over the world, 48% men and 12% women and even a number of child smokers. These arguments are not reasonable as it is mostly the parents that influence children, not boxers, nor anyone else.
The spot attracts audience and athletes, and is enjoyed by millions of people around the world. So theoretically boxing is already illegal - but the law is simply not enforced. But while this incident must compel the sport to re-examine its safety procedures, it would be a devastating mistake to listen to the predictable chorus calling for boxing to be banned. Staying fit : Professional training in boxing can make you exceptionally healthy and fit at body. The 23-year-old collapsed 90 minutes after completing a featherweight bout in Toowoomba on March 14 and did not regain consciousness before his last Monday. The picturesque view for the spectator leads them to believe that those who have such supreme strength can boost it and hit and win over those who are less powerful than them.
It is not the place of the British Medical Association to decide upon the morals of society in cases such as this, where all participants participate of their own free will. But the distinction would be lost on an alien observer. So with all these good points for boxing why do people not see that it can make people more defensive and is a great way to keep fit. Many boxers are married with children, they can have one fight cause them not to see they daughter face again. The duration of each round is limited to three minutes. Now, that could never happen if we ban boxing. The gifted Mayweather, aged 30, is regarded as pound-for-pound the best boxer in the world.
For instance once a boxer reaches the age of 18, a manager can now take a cut of 25% of the takings of a match. And in all sports where there is any risk of head injury — rugby for example — players should be monitored to keep an eye on the damage. Why do people love to see so much blood? The arguments of the anti-boxing lobby that you will hear may include - it is expensive to take up; it is not entertaining; it encourages violence and that it can lead to deaths and injuries. It is a barbaric spectacle. Chris Campbell, England One boxer is injured and everyone wants it banned. However, they unleashed their skills at critical points to protect their life and property.