A pair of average “fair sized” gloves changed the nature of the fight. It resembles a pair of bloated mittens laced up around the wrist. It protects both the fighter and the opponent from serious hand and facial injuries. It is also used to block the strong blow of the other player making it even harder to achieve victory through a knockout or a technical knockout. It explains why the bouts of modern boxing are longer and needs skilled strategies and maneuvers to achieve success.
As time went on, it wasn’t only the men who were heroes in the boxing rings. Women were brave enough and started to invade the world of fighting sports as well