Rules 3 one-min rounds, rest periods, use of light gloves; brawling is encouraged
Current Toughman Contest Rules (2010) require its competitors to use protective head gear and gloves; injuries still occur, especially with multiple head punches
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toughman fightingSports medicine A modern, largely unsupervised blood sport, in which 2 usually untrained contestants battle each other,
virtually bare-fisted Rules 3 one-min rounds, rest periods, use of light
gloves; brawling is encouraged. See Blood sport. Cf Boxing, Extreme fighting, Ultimate fighting.
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