MENTAL BENEFITS OF BOXING

MENTAL BENEFITS OF BOXING

Boxing is as much mental as it is physical. At the very highest level of competition, the difference between winning and losing is the fighter’s mentality. Both boxers will be physically primed to endure 10-12 rounds of explosive exertion. The

Smokin’ Joe in firefight as Derbyshire defeats Maphosa

Smokin’ Joe in firefight as Derbyshire defeats Maphosa

A fantastic first round saw the home fighter dropped and Derbyshire suffer a cut above above right eye. With it all to do, Maphosa looked to get back to his boxing as the contest wore on.

Derbyshire however had other ideas and pressured his skilful opponent for most of the fight. Maphosa fought gamely but was constantly on the backfoot and was deducted a point for excessive used of the head.