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boxing in Other sports topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboxingbox‧ing /ˈbɒksɪŋ $ ˈbɑːk-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  DSOthe sport of fighting while wearing big leather gloves
Examples from the Corpus
boxingIn a boxing ring that's fine, but you can't do that day and night for four days.Among other contributions, Neil Allen looks pityingly at athletics and boxing, and the stink is just as pronounced in soccer.Neither athletics nor soccer prospered from black participation in the same way as boxing, but there were exceptions.My guess is that I am not alone in waking up to the stunning brutality of boxing.Join in and have your own boxing career, watch fights and consult your trainer.These whips dictated not only the shape but also the size of the boxing ring.The boxing match will be held at the Arena.Then I widened my circle to boxing friends.As a teenager, Dolittle took up boxing.At first glance it would seem that sport must involve a victim, which rather explains why boxing is considered sporting.