NCAA Team Champions in Boxing The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... For other meanings of boxer, see Boxer (disambiguation). ...
For example, coaches were not allowed to serve as “seconds” in the ring with their fighters, boxing gloves could not weigh less than 10 ounces and attempts were made to control crowd behavior with mandates that disallowed voiced approval of support while boxers fought in the ring.
The 1938 national tournament, again hosted by Virginia, was one of the last National Championships to be held on the East Coast as the NCAA opted for a mid-western setting to capitalize on the rabid popularity in the region.
Boxing’s last hurrah took place in 1960 when Wisconsin’s Charlie Mohr was rushed to the hospital with a brain hemorrhage after a middleweight championship fight with Stu Bartell of Michigan State.
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