Fame wrote:There's no substitute for getting hit in the face, if you've never been hit in the face, it'll catch you by suprise.
So true. So simple but so very true.
I saw many guys come to my old boxing gym that were in pretty good shape, look like they had form down, and like they had some potential. After getting in the ring for some sparring a month or two in they flat out just didn't like getting cracked in the chops and stopped coming.