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Boxer Jorge Masvidal Comes Out of Retirement After Binge-Eating on Uber Eats

Masvidal's Emotional Journey

Jorge Masvidal recently opened up about his decision to end his retirement from MMA after feeling empty post-defeat. The American fighter retired last April in Miami but found himself filling the void with fast food for 30 days.

A Switch to Boxing

After realizing retirement wasn't the right path for him, Masvidal returned to training and was presented with an opportunity to venture into the world of boxing. Despite still being under contract with the UFC, Masvidal is excited about this new chapter in his career.

Future Fights and Challenges

While Masvidal has made amends with Jake Paul, a potential fight with the YouTube star won't be hindered by their friendship. Masvidal is looking forward to facing crossover stars and influencers in the boxing ring as he transitions from MMA to traditional boxing.

It seems Masvidal's journey is far from over as he prepares for new challenges in the ring.

Frequently Asked Questions

Boxing can improve mental health.

Boxing can significantly improve mental health by reducing stress, enhancing mood, boosting self-esteem, providing a sense of accomplishment, and promoting discipline. The concentration required to train can also be used as a form meditation. It helps clear the brain and improves concentration.

What should I be looking for when selecting a gym to train in boxing?

You should look for a boxing facility that offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, has experienced instructors and is approachable. It should also have a range of classes to suit all levels, good equipment and positive feedback from existing members. A trial session is a great way to get an idea of the gym’s training style and atmosphere.

How should I wrap my hand for boxing?

Hand wrapping in boxing is important to protect your hands from injury. Wraps are unwound and placed around the thumb. Extend the wrap over your hand and then circle your wrist. Wrap the Velcro around your wrist, crisscrossing your fingers and covering your knuckles.


  • On average, beginner boxers improve their punching power by 10%-20% after six months of consistent training.
  • Approximately 50% of beginner boxers drop out within the first six months, highlighting the importance of sustaining motivation and setting realistic goals.
  • Studies show that proper hand wrapping can reduce the chance of hand and wrist injuries by as much as 40%.
  • Nearly 95% of boxing trainers agree that mental conditioning is just as important as physical training for beginners in the sport.
  • It is estimated that 60% of beginner boxers do not use the correct size gloves, which can increase the risk of injury.
  • Beginner boxers tend to make the mistake of holding their breath in 70% of cases during their initial training sessions.
  • Around 90% of boxers suffer a minor injury over the course of a year, with only 10-15% experiencing a moderate to severe injury.
  • Studies suggest that about 30% of beginner boxers tend to neglect the importance of footwork in their initial training phase.
  • Research indicates that nearly 70% of punches thrown by boxers during a match are jabs.
  • About 25% of people who take up boxing transition to competitive amateur boxing within their first two years of training.

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How to select a boxing club for beginners

Choose the right boxing studio to ensure quality instruction and a positive learning environment. You should look for a boxing club with trainers that have experience in training beginners. Consider the class offerings, the state of the equipment, and how clean the gym is. Some gyms provide a free class to see if you like the environment.