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Old 03-18-2013, 12:08 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by mike54 View Post
Well I boxed until I got hit in my first sparring match. My 12 year old brain said screw this.
I had my first bout as an 11 yr old. Two rounds. Don't remember too much except after the first round my coach saying I was doing great. My head hurt, my ribs hurt, hell I hurt all over. After the fight I remember my head hurt so much I thought it was going to explode, I was on the verge of puking and I wanted to cry. Funny thing is, I won! If winning hurt this much, how bad does losing feel?

After a couple more fights, things settled down and weren't such a blur and my defense was much more effective but, even at three rounds, a good bout would stay with you for a few days.

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