How long is the boxing ring?


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Cuánto mide ring de boxeo

One of the most frequently asked questions in a fight box is, how big is the boxing ring? On LEFT PUNCH We take you out of doubt and explain why the ring where the boxers fight has those dimensions.

The ring is designed for combat sports such as boxing, it has several objectives, the first is to prevent boxers from slipping, being made of canvas, it avoids injuries when they fall to the ground.

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How long is a boxing ring?

The box ring It has certain specifications, first it has four corners, which is why it is also known as a quadrilateral. The strings can be three or four and are 3 to 5 cm in diameter.

Ring measurements:

The height of the ring from the ground must be at least 91 cm and a maximum of 1.22 m. The length of each side is at least 4.90 m and 6.90 m maximum. These are the official measures that recognized organizations must respect.

Originally, the fighting was based on any type of soil that maintained its flat structure, which was marked with a circle. With the rules of boxing, in 1743, it was said that the circle should have a red one inside.

The contestants were to start each round of the fight within the small circle. The first boxing ring was introduced in England, by the Pugilistic Society in 1838.

Little by little, the ring has been modified in combat sports, in wrestling they occupy six sides and in mixed martial arts an octagon.

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