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Friday 19th September 2014
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Why do they check boxers' gloves before a fight?

Question

Before boxing fights, why do they give the boxers a full body check before the fight?
Martin, Hammersmith

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Keith, Walthamstow
Qualification: Run a boxing club
Answer: They give the gloves a check, the brush the front of the shorts to check they are wearing a box and they check there isn't excessive vaseline applied to the face.

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