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Boxing Equipment and History

   

Equipment

   

History

Apron

The part of the ring canvas outside the ropes.

Boxing glove

A padded mitten used in boxing.

Canvas

The floor of the ring.

Mouthpiece

A form-fitted appliance placed in a boxer's mouth to protect his teeth and gums; also called a "gumshield".

Headguard

A protective device worn by boxers which covers most of the head, except the face.

Ring

An enclosure where boxing takes place.