What’s a Boxing Glove
A boxing glove is a padded glove that boxers must wear in a boxing match according to the INTERNATIONAL Amateur Boxing Federation. The goal is to protect a fighter’s wrist and finger joints. Padded gloves used by athletes in boxing. In boxing, gloves of different weights are used according to weight classes, with 226 grams for 48-67 kg and 284 grams for 71-91 kg. And in the boxing match, the organizing committee should prepare two pairs of boxing gloves with the same as the fight, one is 226 grams, the other is 284 grams, in case of any problem with the athlete’s gloves.
The role of boxing gloves
Boxers punch with great power, if not protected, easy to cause their fingers dislocation. Wearing the gloves increases the cushion and reduces the power of the punch, protecting the fighter as well as his opponent. The gloves used in boxing are mainly divided into thin gloves and thick gloves. Professional boxing has no protective gear and thin gloves, while amateur boxing has protective gear and slightly thick gloves. Punching bags without boxing gloves is certainly likely to cause wrist injuries, and it is better to wear boxing bandages, boxing gloves and bandages are indispensable equipment in boxing, and are the protection of the opponent.