This is a fascinating documentary, probably one of the best boxing docs I've seen, and I highly recommend it.
This riveting behind-the-scenes look into the world of the female combatant takes us from manicures to knockouts!
It turns our attention to the woman who is widely considered pound for pound the most dangerous fighter of any time, undefeated boxing sensation Lucia Rijker (Rollerball, TV's "Thunderbox").
Still, barriers remain for women entering the most overtly physical sports. Frequently assailed as too brutal, violent, and dangerous for even men to undertake, let alone women, its effects can include bloody cuts, broken bones, and concussions, and death is not an unheard of consequence.
Until recently, the only women who have been accepted in the ring are the bikini-clad models who hold up signs to show which round is coming up.
Getting an insight into the mentality of the women who do fight and what motivates them was to me very interesting.
If you love boxing, if you love female boxing, you will love this.
Thanks in large part to feminism (however one might define it), much traditional thinking has weakened and crumbled.
As in the workplace and in politics, women have made inroads into the world of athletics, overcoming sexist notions with the help of the now besieged Title IX.
It was an actual, physical fight (with another guy).
He's written a book called My relationship fight record is a dismal 4-87 so I may not be the best guy to ask. For example, sometimes to avoid a fight I would offer my girlfriend tips, like "Well, my last girlfriend did that this way, and I really liked it, so maybe you should do it like that, too? What's the best fight you've ever been involved in?
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