Boxing was found back in 697B.C in Germany. When it was first aired on TV people didn’t like it much and was commented as the worst TV show. But as the years went on more people started to get interested in the sport, and then kids wanted to become like their favorite boxer. And soon after boxing was the number one show that everyone watched. This caught the eye of Muhammad Ali the world’s best boxer who had won four titles and the W.B.C championship.
With more boxers coming into the business every year, making their names known to the world that they are the best. But it also comes with consequences about becoming a boxer and winning belts.
But being a boxer that makes lots of money just by knocking out somebody is not all what it seem. To be a boxer they would have to go through months and even years of training to be able to be a boxer. Training Camps are designed for building strength, endure, quickness. And also improving their skills in the ring. Depending on where the boxer wants to workout at. A training Camp can cause boxers up to twelve thousand dollars for one to three years of their efforts and support. When a boxer has completed a camp he will be awarded a certificate and the right to wear the training camps logo which assemblies their efforts and respect for that camp. Some would have to do four to twelve years in training camps to learn how to box, move, hit, and recover from being knocked down. When a boxer have completed their training camps and earns a medal showing that they have passed all challenges that they need to be a boxer. He will be awarded a ...
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...y years with new boxers with better skills, charisma, and the thoughts of holding champion belts and becoming the new face of the boxing business.
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