THE uncle of ex-WWE star Paige Bevis collapsed and died in the ring during a charity boxing match.
Jules Bevis, 55, is understood to have fallen ill at the event in Norwich just after 3.45pm on Sunday.
Jules Bevis died while taking part in a charity boxing match
Niece Paige has paid tribute to her uncle
Tragically the veteran boxer could not be saved and was declared dead at the scene.
At the time he was taking part in the Fighting for Kayla event to raise money for a four-year-old girl with cancer.
His niece Saraya-Jade “Paige” Bevis led tributes to Jules, who was nicknamed Jabmaster.
She said: “Up until the end he had a heart of gold.
“He was doing a charity boxing match at my dads wrestling PC raising money for a little girl for her cancer treatments.”
Paige, whose wrestling story was told in film Fighting with My Family starring Florence Pugh and The Rock, said her uncle died in her brother Roy’s arms.
Jules’ heartbroken daughter Chantal also paid tribute to the Spurs superfan.
She said: “Thank you for everything today! I hope my Dad sleeps peacefully and knows how loved he was. X”.
While Saraya’s mum Julia Hamer said: “What happened today was surreal, I am numb, my sadness is overwhelming.
“But, I have to mention the way Jules Tottenham Bevis was treated by the NHS Professionals, medics, paramedics, critical trauma and Norfolk Constabulary was just amazing.
“The emotion that flowed from them when they had to stop was a sight to behold. They all hugged each other tears flowing because they couldn’t save him. Genuine Care and love.”
Jules was one of 30 boxers in the charity event to raise money for Kayla Buttle, who has neuroblastoma cancer.
Her family are attempting to raise £221,000 to send her to the US for potentially life-saving treatment.
Police confirmed Jules’ death is being treated as unexplained and are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone with information can call Norfolk Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 288 of October 2.
Tributes have flooded in for the boxing coach
Police are treating his death as unexplained
Frequently Asked Questions
How do boxers train for beginners?
Boxing is one among the oldest sports. However, boxing has become very popular in recent years. Two fighters fight each other in boxing. They punch each other until one fighter falls down.
To become a boxer, you must first find out what boxing is like. You can watch some boxing matches on YouTube to feel how it feels hitting someone. Once you decide if boxing is something you enjoy, you can then choose the type of fighting you prefer.
How can I box without a partner?
So, if you want to practice boxing without a partner, you can simply watch professional boxing matches on TV. A local amateur boxing association is also available. Amateur boxesing clubs usually hold regular training sessions. These sessions typically include sparring partners that hit pads together.
You can also practice boxing using punching bags. Before you hit the bag, make sure to wear protective gear like boxing gloves.
How long does it take to learn to box?
Boxing is one the oldest forms of martial arts. China recorded the first boxing match in 2200 BC. Boxing has been practiced over thousands of year. Boxing is still a popular sport among celebrities and athletes. However, it takes around 10 to learn how to box.
It takes so long for boxing to be learned because there are many types of movements involved. Each movement requires a specific set of muscles to work properly. These muscles take time to build.
You can learn how to move your body and then you can begin practicing any type boxing technique. Over time, each technique will become more difficult.
What are some of the benefits of learning how to box
If you want to learn how to box, then you should consider the following reasons:
- It builds confidence. You will be able to confront bullies and other bullies by learning to box.
- It can improve your health. Boxing helps build muscle mass. Muscle mass is what makes you stronger.
- It teaches you self defense skills. When you learn how to fight, you learn how to protect yourself.
- It builds mental toughness. When you face challenges, mental toughness is essential.
- It can give you a feeling of accomplishment. Once you’ve mastered a certain technique, you’ll feel like a real boxer.
- It’s fun! Nothing is more fun than being punched in a stomach.
- It’s cheap. All you need is a pair of boxing gloves and a punching bag.
- It doesn’t require much space
What is the difference between left hook and right cross?
A left hook is thrown at the side of the body and a right crossover is thrown at the front.
A left hand hook is one that is thrown with the opponent’s right side facing. The elbow is bent 90 degrees, while the wrist is turned 45 degrees towards the opponent.
A right cross is thrown with the palm facing the opponent’s face and the elbow straight. The opponent is facing the wrist.
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- It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (wikihow.com)
Here are some basic skills in boxing
How to effectively box
Boxing is one the most well-known sports in the world. It is a fight between two opponents. There are different rules for boxing, and they vary from one country to the next. There are generally three types of boxing: Amateur, Professional, and Olympic.
Amateur boxing may be done at school, college, and university. This form of boxing involves sparring with no protection and using padded gloves. Amateur boxing competitions typically last for three rounds, each lasting five minutes. Amateur boxing can be done in many styles, including Kickboxing and Muay Thai, Taekwondo or Karate, Judo, Wrestling, and Muay Thai.
Boxing professionals are usually trained in clubs, gyms, or stadiums. They are equipped with protective equipment including a mouthpiece and nose guard, shinguards as well as elbow pads, knee pads. Waist belts and groin protectors. Professional boxing competitions consist of six rounds lasting four minutes each. There are many different types of professional Boxing such as Boxing, MMA, Kickboxing, Muay Thai or Taekwondo.
Olympic boxing can be seen at the Olympics. Boxers wear special protective gear, which must conform to international standards. The competition lasts eight rounds of three minutes each. There are only two styles of Olympic boxing; Light Flyweight and Heavyweight.
The basics of boxing are:
- Techniques for punching
- Guarding techniques
- The body moves
- Spare parts
There are seven types. Each punch is different. Some punches require greater strength than others. For example, an uppercut requires great force. On the contrary, a straight punch takes less power but is faster than most punches.
There are also different combinations. These are combinations that combine punches to accomplish a particular goal. A combination may have multiple parts. For example, a left hook followed by a right cross will cause damage to the opponent’s jaw.
A boxer uses his body to protect himself against attacks. He does this using his legs and arms, elbows as well as hands, knees and feet.
To defend against kicks, a boxer should use his legs. If he gets kicked, he raises one leg and turns away from his attacker. If the attacker is coming from the front, he will bend at the knees to avoid getting kicked on either side. If the attack is from the side, he will bend his knees to avoid being kicked on the side.
Elbow strikes are very powerful because they inflict great pain. An elbow strike may be delivered directly or in an indirect manner. Directly means that your opponent is hit with your forearm. However, indirectly means that your elbow strike is delivered with another part or your arm.
Boxers use their hands as a shield against incoming punches. To do so, they raise their fists above their head and move them towards the direction of the attack. They then make contact with their attacker’s fist.
A boxer should bend his knees in order to absorb any blows to his stomach, abdomen, chest or stomach. A lot of boxers use knee strikes to defend themselves.
A boxer should not be afraid to respond to an attack. This way, he can gain distance between himself and his opponent. Additionally, boxers need to maintain their balance when they counter-attack.
In order to box effectively, a boxer needs to establish a stance. The way he defends him will be dictated by his stance. It defines where he faces his opponent and how he positions his body. Boxers have many options for stances. These are the most popular:
- Low stance
- High stance
- Southpaw stance
- Western stance
The Body Movement
Boxers must maneuver around their opponent to win fights. This requires changing your position, speed, and rhythm.
A boxer will rotate his arm when he is throwing a punch. Depending on the type and size of punch, the speed at which the rotation takes place varies.
Timing of each punch is crucial to the effectiveness of a combination. A combination is good if it starts with a strong punch then ends with a weaker one.
Sparring is a training session that improves boxing skills. During sparring sessions, a boxer trains his mind as well as his body. The goal of sparring is to learn to fight, and not to get hurt.
Learning to box takes dedication and patience. You need to train hard and long in order to become a better boxer.