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Old 01-24-2013, 03:30 PM   #60
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Default Re: I'm a pro boxer; any questions about pro boxing let me know?

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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've worn both - and didn't really notice any difference. I've worn MMA gloves to spar too- now they hurt.
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