People who smoke are not guaranteed to die from it nor guaranteed to have major health problems from it, it's just more probable that they will. However I think that all people wanting to become a fighter must be given all the facts about it, things like the probability with which a fighter will develop brain problems compared with a non fighter, numbers of broken retenas etc all informed by the latest research on it. It's keeping more kids off the street and it's not as violent as you may think. Other sports are also dangerous, for example horse-riding, skiing or parachuting - should we ban those too? But many within the boxing fraternity believe that the sport's excitement and drama is built on the inherent risks that fighters take. With that said, the campaigners must have little evidence as to a whale's intelligence.
Probably not, because banning will merely drive it underground. So I need to know why you guys are against them but you will get over it because more people watch boxing than people do watch the super bowl. They know what they are getting themselves into, so surely its for them to weigh up the pros and cons. All are consistent with underlying damage to the frontal cortex, which controls executive functions such as impulse control. First, The problem with banning smoking everywhere is that those who do not smoke don't have any sympathy about the idea that smoking is an addiction.
Or are there other measures you'd like to see implemented that can make it safer? Would this be trying to tell us something? Andy Malcolm, Wales Surely 'causing an affray' is illegal already, isn't it? Although we do weigh everything in a very intelligent manner but wisdom is completely lacking. Once boxing is underground, it cannot be regulated and fights will become much more dangerous. The boxing authorities should think the unthinkable - and consider making the use of headguards mandatory. Most of the research on mammal intelligence has been carried out on Bottle nose dolphins and while they scored highly in some research, it is nearly impossible to duplicate these tests for whales, probably due to the fact their numbers are so small. No, a child's parent should have that decision. It is such a dangerous sport and every single race there is a good handful of serious injuries. Why use bats and balls in base ball? Should the government stop them spending their own money as they wish? There are many benefits to boxing, as well,.
I agree with this policy because students could use their cell phones to cheat on tests, quizzes, or any other independent work. A footballer's career may well be ended by a badly damaged knee but in ten years time he will still have the mental capacity to tie his shoelaces and talk coherently. The sport appeals to the worst and most violent parts of human nature. And that this aggression would otherwise be expressed elsewhere. I am sorry that he is now in a wheelchair but he should accept the consequences of his participation. Adrian Nightingale, England Unfortunately fighting will always be a part of human nature.
If you think about it, a sport where the main goal is to batter an opponent senseless has no place in our society. All these do-gooders have really got it onto their head that we will all benefit from boxing being banned - I think not. Sports such as pro-wrestling, where violence is staged like a show are much more dangerous. All of these men were fine athletes cut down in their prime. Needless to say, the video was quickly banned and caused lots of controversy.
One of the more bold associations, the British Medical Association, have been campaigning against boxing since 1982, which is over 25 years. Even if adults wish to fight each other for sport, violence should not be encouraged by financial reward. The British Medical Association, however, states that the harm inflicted by boxing in caused purposefully, well it generally is , and that the harm inflicted by other dangerous sports are only accidental, which may or may not be true, nobody knows for sure. Peter, England I agree that forcing the sport underground would almost certainly cause more injuries in what would be an unregulated sport. The thing that is uniquely bad about boxing is that the whole purpose of the sport is to inflict brain injury on your opponent, to destroy brain cells. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence.
It hurts people in the body part especially girl. In spite of all the regulations, deaths and serious injuries take place every year in boxing. Money I'll admit is important in every day life, but your health is of utmost importance. First off, smok … ing may or may not cause someone to die. Boxers know the risks of their sport and choose freely to fight. If we find that boxing is violent then we should change the involved rules my suggestion- remove the politics from it by reducing entertainment aspect of it. These evade the central reality, that 'boxing' is crude and brutal, catering to the worst instincts in the audience.
Grease is also used because it helps punches slide off wherever you have gotten hit. We could be back to the era of bare knuckle fights. If there was ever a conflict. Especially for people like me who really love boxing. This is a minor case but it was enough for him to stop, but do we really have to wait for another boxer to do die till we do something. One way to reduce the injury rate in boxing is to reduce the number of rounds to no more than 8 for a professional fight and 5 for an amateur fight. 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.
You may gethurt or die but at the end of the day it can happen to anyone, you could walk out the house and get hit by a car, life is dangerous these people take risks to do what they love. Large haemorrhages are what cause boxers to fall into comas and occasionally die during bouts, but the microscopic tears to blood vessels can be no less damaging in the long run. What's the necessity of throwing ball into the hoop in basket ball? In boxing the injuries are the point of the sport and they are much more serious. But there are many informed and educated smokers who simply put enjoy tobacco products. Having different weight divisions Lightweight, Middleweight, Heavyweight, etc. A 'sport' where the sole objective is to render your opponent unconscious by deliberately causing brain damage is indefensable.
It's a brilliant sport and we should strive to make it as safe as possible. I, for one would not want to be on the receiving end of such a punch. For the event, both men were flown to Las Vegas, Nevada, where they trained for weeks and prepared themselves for the bout. The thing that is uniquely bad about boxing is that the whole purpose of the sport is to inflict brain injury on your opponent, to destroy brain cells. Boxing or any Martial arts training is a blessing.