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Old 07-06-2012, 12:27 PM   #69
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Default Re: Competing in amateur boxing

Originally Posted by Sp_Immortal View Post
I have a question.

If your over 35 I heard you have to fight in something called "the masters division", where you can only fight against others in that same division and extra padding and extra large gloves are often required.

Is there any what to get around that and just fight regular amateur fights, like exebitions maybe?
I guess it depends where you're from. I live in Southern Ontario, Canada. We have 2 boxing associations that I know of and their rules may vary slightly tho i'm not certain.

Personally, i'm 37 and have competed against guys ranging from 21-28. We have a masters division, but the boxing world here is small, and I have yet to find an opponent in my age & weight category (age 35+ and 139 lb). I know of one other guy from another club who is 38 and also fights in the 19+ division.
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