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19 SEPTEMBER 2018

 


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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”

THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: When is it OK to stop a bout? - An excerpt from “The Professional Boxing Referee Manual”

By Armando Garcia When to stop or not stop a bout are the most difficult and critical decisions a referee has to make in the ring. If done too fast, the event is damaged completely. If done too slow, the boxer could become seriously injured or die. Only good judgment and ring experience can THE PROFESSIONAL BOXING REFEREE: When is it OK to stop a bout? - An excerpt from “The Professional Boxing Referee Manual”

Inspector responsibilities

By Tony Lato, Jr., Chief Inspector for the Nevada State Athletic Commission Inspectors are individuals from all aspects of life. Currently, we have inspectors who are school administrators, educators, life insurance agents, workers at major hotels in Nevada, a collegiate boxing coach, a head Inspector responsibilities

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 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

What the “punch stats” don’t tell you

By Marc Ratner Judging is once again on the front burner for the nation’s boxing fans. The last couple of televised fights on HBO have ended in controversial decisions that have riled the announcers, writers, and fans. One of the tasks of an Athletic Commission is to appoint the judges for the What the “punch stats” don’t tell you

Acute head injury in a fighter – considerations for the referee

By Drs. Flip Homansky and Margaret Goodman There exists no more difficult position than that of the referee. Not only are you expected to always make the right call, but you are also required to know when a boxer has had enough. It is crucial to recognize you are part of a team. However, on Acute head injury in a fighter – considerations for the referee

The Selection Process of a Referee for a Boxing Match

By Larry Hazzard, Sr. The sport of boxing has often been described as brutal and beyond regulating. Some critics have even called for its abolishment. Although much of the criticism has been the result of unpopular judges’ decisions, referees have also had their share of mis-steps, which have The Selection Process of a Referee for a Boxing Match
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