The high yield of boxing events generated strong competition among entrepreneurs. Corruption, lack of sporting honor - the usual companions of professional boxing - despite the great skill of individual boxers, boxing deprive the present value of sport.
From the very beginning of his amateur boxing rules boxing ruled the inherent brutality and cruelty.
In amateur boxing, in contrast to the professional rules of competition include a thorough health of participants. They removed the dangerous techniques, weight gloves increased to 250 g each in order to weaken the effect of strikes, stops the fight with the obvious advantage of one of the opponents. There are other conditions that mitigate the severity of the boxing match.
Amateur Boxing Association was first founded in England in 1881 with 1888 amateur competitions were held in North America since 1903 - in France and later - in other countries.