Do boxing gloves soften the punch?

Updated: 10/25/2022
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Not really, but they spread the impact which results in less bleeding and bruising. I believe that the repeated trauma to the brain, the "punchy" phenomenon of veteran boxers, is the result of boxing gloves, whereas their faces would bear the brunt of the damage without boxing gloves.

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