What is the purpose of sparring?

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When two guys put on gloves and headgear and get into a boxing ring, and box. Whether or not they go all out or not depends on the gym.

Instead of 'sparring' , think...'applying the knowledge' or 'testing a theory' that's basically what it is.

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To conditon yourself for real fights

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