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20 SEPTEMBER 2017

 


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THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: Control starts in the Dressing Room - an excerpt from “The Professional Boxing Referee Manual”

By Armando Garcia In upcoming articles we will be discussing critical situations that occur in bouts. We will begin this series of articles by discussing where a referee can take his first major step to controlling a bout: the dressing room. At the world championship level boxers are expected THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: Control starts in the Dressing Room - an excerpt from “The Professional Boxing Referee Manual”

I paid my $25...so where is my boxing license? Part II: The legalities of licensing boxers in Nevada

By Chief Deputy Attorney General Keith E. Kizer, Legal Counsel to the Nevada Athletic Commission The responsibility for licensing boxers (and other unarmed combatants) in Nevada is vested exclusively in the Nevada Athletic Commission (Commission). To that end, the Nevada Legislature provided the I paid my $25...so where is my boxing license? Part II: The legalities of licensing boxers in Nevada

It’s just not the same fighting in a State with a small commission

By Barry Druxman, referee and judge for the State of Washington The State of Washington holds about 15 professional boxing cards per year. Most of the cards are held at Native Indian gambling casinos and are not large shows. The Department of Licensing and not a commission run boxing, in It’s just not the same fighting in a State with a small commission

What is Mixed Martial Arts?

By Joshua Hedges Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a combative sport that combines aspects from many different martial arts. Competitors are often skilled in boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, karate, and other combative arts. Mixed Martial Arts dates back to the ancient Greek Olympic Games in Athens What is Mixed Martial Arts?

The Professional Boxing Referee: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee: Part Two

By: Armando Garcia Olympic Boxing has an interesting system of selecting their AIBA officials. After meeting certain experience related criteria, AIBA candidates undergo an examination and selection process that consists of four blocks: Written, Oral, Referee and Judge. For the purposes of The Professional Boxing Referee: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee: Part Two

THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee - Part Three

By Armando Garcia We’ve discussed in great detail the need of an evaluation process for referees and have seen a proposal for one. It is clear that the sport should have one. I strongly encourage all of the referees in boxing to comment on these series of articles. I know that with your THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee - Part Three

PRE- AND POST-FIGHT OFFICIALS MEETINGS

By Marc Ratner: Executive Director, Nevada State Athletic Commission Prior to every fight card, no matter how small or large, we have a Pre-Fight meeting. Our officials, including the judges, referees, doctors, and timekeepers, are required to arrive 45 minutes before the first bout. The PRE- AND POST-FIGHT OFFICIALS MEETINGS

The history and success of Gleason’s Gym

By Bruce Silverglade, Owner Peter Robert Gagliardi, a flyweight turned bantamweight, changed his name to Bobby Gleason in order to appeal to the predominantly Irish New York fight crowd of the era and opened the doors to the gym in 1937. Dues were two dollars a month, and the times were tough. The history and success of Gleason’s Gym

The Professional Boxing Referee: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee - Part One

By: Armando Garcia Considering that being a professional boxing referee is the most difficult of all sport officiating positions, a greater challenge is placed on us because there is no documented and nationally accepted system of evaluation and there isn’t or has ever been a true ‘official’s The Professional Boxing Referee: Evaluating the Professional Boxing Referee - Part One

Dangers of the Late Replacement in Boxing

By Flip Homansky MD It is a constant in our sport - and one of our biggest problems. Every show seems to have incomplete cards going into the week of the fight. The reasons for this are numerous. Many cards start with a group of locals or favorites, and then the process begins to find their Dangers of the Late Replacement in Boxing
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