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Did you know that the concept of
boxing gloves goes back at least 3000 years ago?
The first known
boxing gloves were worn by the Greeks who would wrap their hands
in leather strips in order to protect their hands in boxing
fights as well as in war.
The leather offered some defense
against injury, but there was no real padding so the protection
was limited for both the fighter and his opponent.
took up boxing as a form of entertainment and also used leather
strips as gloves.
Just as they took boxing to another level,
making it a life and death sport, they took the gloves to a whole
new level as well by attaching spikes and metal studs to them.
Because of the inhumanity involved, the Romans made boxing
illegal in the year 30 BC. Western civilizations followed suite.
When boxing made a come back in the late 1600s, it was mostly
done bare knuckled.
It was a British fighter named Jack Broughton
who is responsible for inventing boxing gloves. But fighters
continued to bare knuckle it in the ring until 1866 when, due to
so many casualties and deaths, most fights required the use of
Along with the new rule that gloves must be worn came the
practice that the gloves contained padding inside. This was put
into play by John Graham Chambers who published the Queensbury
By the 20th century, the rules became the standard for all
matches and boxing gloves would be a mainstay of the sport.