What does white collar mean in boxing?
“White-collar boxing” refers to a form of boxing in which individuals who typically have professional careers outside of boxing engage in the sport for recreational purposes, fitness goals, or charity events. It’s called “white-collar” because it contrasts with traditional professional boxing, which often involves individuals from working-class backgrounds who pursue boxing as a full-time career. […]
The Safety Advantage of 16oz Gloves in Boxing: Protecting Fighters Inside the Ring
Boxing, often referred to as “the sweet science,” is a sport that captivates millions around the world with its display of athleticism, strategy, and raw determination. But with the spotlight on the fierce competition and intense rivalries, one crucial aspect often takes the backseat – fighter safety. Among the various safety measures in boxing, the […]
Upcoming Misfits Bout
Any White Collar Boxing fan will no doubt know that tomorrow night sees the return of Misfits Boxing to Wembley Arena in London. The headlining bout will be between the undefeated KSI (real name Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji) and fellow undefeated Englishman Joe Fournier. Their similarities do not end there… KSI Record & Bio Joe […]
UWCB Events Near Me
What Is White Collar Boxing? White Collar Boxing started in the late 1980’s in New York at Gleason’s Gym. Deriving its name from the fact that two white collar workers (business professionals), a doctor and an attorney had their first bout and then when out for dinner to celebrate. Becoming popular with Wall Street bankers […]
UWCB Coronavirus Update
Tuesday 22nd February 2022 We were incredibly pleased to hear the prime ministers plan to live with Covid. There are now no restrictions at our events, if attendees wish to wear masks they are welcome to. We will continue to ask participants to carry out covid tests during their 8 weeks of free training up […]
Is White Collar Boxing Regulated?
UWCB regulation is carried out in the following manner: UWCB prepare all health and safety paperwork to send out to ensure events are run in a generic manner with participant safety at the forefront. UWCB books all staff from approved lists to ensure they are correctly qualified. Local gyms provide coaches. Local UWCB affiliated promoters […]
HOW I LOST 5.5 STONE WITH TEAM ULTRA
‘In 2015 I weighed 23 and a half stone, I decided to get fit and now I’ve lost 5 and a half stone!’ Christoffer Smith is taking part for the 2nd time in our Doncaster event, here’s what motivated him to sign up to Ultra White Collar Boxing: At Christmas time 2015 my daughter was […]
So, you’ve signed up for an Ultra Event and you are wondering what you can do to help you fundraise? I took part in a UWCB and raised over £2,500 for Cancer Research UK and I’m going to share with you some of my top tips to boost your fundraising. Tell people what you are […]
Can girls box?
This is a question we receive regularly at UWCB. The simple answer is YES. Girls can absolutely box at our events and the sport is growing in popularity amongst females. When Ultra White Collar Boxing started organizing events in 2009 we would have around 15% of bouts being girls, over time that has risen to […]