The introduction of gloves
The introduction of gloves, opened up a wide possibility of boxers to win on points of the meeting. If you have previously won a strong and tough fighter, but now he could win and more skilful. Situation in which knit boxer to the floor had not been able to continue to fight for 10 seconds. Decide the outcome of the battle. With the introduction of weight classes is no longer the monopoly of boxing heavyweights, why his popularity has grown.
In the late XIX and early XX centuries. were created by the international association of professional boxing and harmonized, internationally, the rules adopted in individual countries. International professional boxing matches are now going to three rounds of 10-15 min. The winner is the fighter who has won more rounds. Rules of engagement in professional boxing differ little from the amateur, but the conduct of the battle in the 4-6-ounce gloves, long duration it requires to limit the stress fighter, and, finally, a more "loose" interpretation of defense and attack techniques make professional boxing a rough and violent .
Businessmen looking at professional boxing only as a commercial venture, trying to extract from it as much as possible benefits. In order to attract the audience they seek to identify in the box above all, entertaining way, so the fighters are taken very sturdily built, capable of long and intense battle.