Fitness | Technique | Sep 16 2019

How boxers deal with cuts

Doctor Mike Loosemoore explains how to deal with lacerations. Information of interest to Tyson Fury now
Tyson Fury cuts
The cut bleeds profusely as Fury fights Wallin REUTERS

WE asked Dr. Mike Loosemore, the experienced GB team doctor at the English Institute of Sport, how to handle cuts. He explains in his own words:

DURING THE CONTEST

Cuts in the ring can be dealt with by someone in the corner and there’s been an extra coach or an extra person allowed in the corner [in amateur contests] for this very reason, to be able to deal with cuts that boxers get.

 

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