View Single Post
Old 01-24-2013, 02:10 PM   #57
ESB Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: North East, England.
Posts: 1,092
vCash: 1947
Default Re: I'm a pro boxer; any questions about pro boxing let me know?

Originally Posted by dempsey1234 View Post
In The states 8oz gloves are used by welters and under, 10oz for anyone over welter. Is that the same in the UK? I heard fighters who turn pro say that 8oz gloves are a big difference when you first get hit with them especially facing a puncher. In the amateurs here they use 10oz gloves is it the same in the UK? Is that a big factor? In Vegas it's 10oz for lightweights and above. I found an article on the move to make 10oz gloves in Vegas, I couldn't find the link so I am posting the article.
I wore 10oz gloves at 11stone, which is 7lbs heavier than the limit of welter in the pros. I'm not sure when/if it changes.
Jdsm is offline  Top
Reply With Quote