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Argumentative Essay On Boxing Vs Boxing

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When I think of pure fighting the one combat sport that always pops in my head is Boxing. This combat sport is usually the first thing you think of because the blows to the head and bloody faces. The sport of boxing is known as an English sport, but in the early 1900s the U.S and France gained a liking of the sport (Boddy 1). In the early 1900s there was conflict, trying to figure out whether the U.S or Great Britain is better at boxing than each other. The United states started to adapt and discovered a style of Boxing called the “American Style” and the opposite was the “English Style” (Boddy 1). The English were dominant at the sport of boxing throughout the 19th century, but once they introduced the sport to the United States and France,…show more content…
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