Amateur boxing is a variant of boxing practised at the collegiate level , at the Olympic Games , Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games , as well as many associations. Amateur boxing bouts are short in duration, comprising three rounds of three minutes in men, and four rounds of two minutes in women, each with a one-minute interval between rounds. Men's senior bouts changed in format from four two-minute rounds to three three-minute rounds on January 1, This type of competition prizes point-scoring blows, based on number of clean punches landed, rather than physical power.
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There are a couple more steps you need to do before you get into the ring. The licence comes with a Passbook and having a boxing licence and this booklet is a common requirement of any boxing gym. It is fairly easy to do, though it can take a couple of weeks. Here are the steps to get yours:. Become a registered member of USA Boxing. USA Boxing is a non-profit organization associated with the US Olympic Committee that promotes amateur boxing in the United States, ranks fighters, and coordinates regional and national tournaments for all ages and weight classes.
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Username or Email Address. Remember Me. IT has never been easy for boxing clubs to raise the funds to keep up with their running costs. But now it is so much harder.
Boxing News. The WSB tournament had been held every year since , featuring a string of star fighters including Oleksandr Usyk, Vasiliy Lomachenko, Josh Taylor and Joe Joyce, but the competition failed to conclude due to financial issues. Kremlev, who was elected last December, has vowed to bring back the WSB in as part of the International Boxing Association's drive to boost attendances with revamped events.