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Square podium that is surrounded by stretched ropes and measures from 18 to 22 ft on the inside of the ropes; the boxing bout takes place on it.
Structural component for accessing the ring.
Part of the ring that is outside the ropes; the floor of the ring is about 3 ft high and must extend beyond the ropes by at least 18 in.
Covering for breaking falls that is made of flexible material and is about .5 in thick; a canvas is stretched on it.
Athlete who practices boxing; boxers are classified into weight categories.
Person who treats the boxers in the event of injury; a doctor’s presence is mandatory and this individual may end a fight in the event of serious injury.
One of the three or five officials who evaluate the performances; they score the boxers and pick the winner.
Official who controls the number of breaks and rounds and their duration by ringing a gong or bell, except in the case of a knockout.
Official who enforces the rules and directs the fight in the ring; after the bout, this individual collects and checks the judges’ scores.
Person who assists a boxer and ministers to him between rounds.
Person who supervises the boxer’s training and is present during contests to coach the boxer on strategy.
Angle formed by the intersection of the ropes; the red and blue corners are reserved for the boxers, the other two are neutral.
Area surrounding the ring.
Pole located at the four corners of the ring that supports and stretches the ropes.
Corner seat on which the boxer sits during breaks.
Padded layer covering the posts to prevent injuries.
Metal part that is covered with padded matting and stretches the ropes around the ring.
Grouping of threads forming a cable 1 to 2 in thick that stretches between posts to delimit the ring.
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