Is boxing considered a martial art?

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The youtube channel The Modern Martial Artist studies boxing vids because it can be said that boxing is actually a form of martial arts, is this the case though? Would MMA fans agree with this?
     
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    BoxingDialogue Member Full Member

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    Most of the time I’ve heard that it isn’t . But I’m not too sure what a martial art is exactly.
     
  4. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You really cant be seroius
    Are you on the windup
    I fhooking hope so
     
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  5. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No there`s a vid on youtube where the Modern Martial artist explains why boxing is a martial art.
     
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    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Greb & Papke 707 Train by day Joe Rogan podcast by night, all day Full Member

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    Of course it is, and it’s one of the most effective as well, if mma has taught us anything, the most effective martial arts are, in no particular order, Boxing, Muay Thai, wrestling, bjj. Judo, sambo and sport karate/kickboxing. most others take a back seat, (with exceptions of course)
     
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    3rdegree Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Since 'martial' means warlike, and "art" is defined as creative activity, it's descriptively accurate to say boxing is a martial art.
     
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  10. mirkofilipovic

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    Boxing is an integral part of every martial Art, not involving Grappling.
     
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