Is Doing Amateur Or Regional Pro Boxing Fights Dangerous....

Discussion in 'Boxing Training' started by TheAmazing, Jun 11, 2022.

  1. TheAmazing

    TheAmazing ESB Heavyweight Champion Full Member

    Nov 23, 2013

    Like if I decide to do a few could I get CTE off of one fight or is that unrealistic. See, I'm 27 going on 28 next month and returning to college (community college) in January, but I always wanted to do Boxing as a hobby. I wanted to do at least five amateur fights.

  2. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz ellerbes daddy banned Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    Are you joking? If somebody tries to knock ya head off and punch you to the face you probably know the answer to "Is doing boxing dangerous?"...Yes, it is. It's dangerous on any level.
  3. HolDat

    HolDat Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2020
    Develop a safety first style.
  4. Saintpat

    Saintpat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 26, 2009
    There is no way to do a dangerous thing and take the danger out of it.

    Maybe your can attempt to minimize the danger but your opponent isn’t going to cooperate.

    Also, not just fighting is involved in CTE. You have to spar to get ready to fight and that involves blows to the head too.
  5. HolDat

    HolDat Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2020
    I believe you know what I mean. Worked for Johnny Famechon.
  6. James Ash

    James Ash New Member Full Member

    Jul 31, 2021
    People develop brain injuries over time through thousands of rounds of sparring then of course competitive bouts, 5 amateur bouts is minimal and is unlikely to develop any long term damage.
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