The young girls from All in the Fight Institute (Instituto Todas na Luta) - the popular favela community which belongs to Vidigal of southern Rio has said that, boxing will provide discipline to the people and will teach them on how to defend themselves.
The video presenter - Elea Mercurio of the Rio had went to the gym in which the Olympic medal expectants of the Brazil, Michel Borges (-81kg) and Patrick Lourenço (-49kg) category have learnt boxing. But, it was not that duo who have shown her the ropes, rather it was the girls present there who have found the advantage of this great Olympic sport boxing.
Boxing which has been the Olympic game since 1904 St Louis, some of the biggest names in boxing like Sugar Ray Leonard, Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather Jr have participated in the sports before they have become the global stars.
The boxing matches at the Rio 2016 are said to be starting from 6th of August 2016 and will last till 21st August 2016 in 6th pavilion which is at Riocentro complex.