8 Characteristics That Make a Great Boxer

« Prev
1 of 9
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
8 Characteristics That Make a Great Boxer
Al Bello/Getty Images
Floyd Mayweather has the characteristics needed to rank with the great fighters of all-time.

Boxers work hours in the gym to improve at their craft because it's a tough and demanding way to make a living and establish a career.

It could be the toughest of all sports to survive.

Many fighters are drawn to the sport because they love the one-on-one competition and may have seen their heroes emerge victorious in a big fight and they want to emulate that success.

Having that desire is a small part of being successful. You need to have athletic ability and the determination to turn that into fighting skill.

It takes hours in the gym and years to develop the specific characteristics needed to be a great boxer.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow B/R on Facebook

College Basketball

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.