The second round was a bit less of a blur as both me and Maeki settled into a rhythm, one I started to get the upper hand in. I started using my feet to get angles and using my jab to control the fight. Maeki threw a lot of looping punches, which she landed in the first round, but I started throwing straighter punches and landing first. I think I'm making sound like it was more of a technical fight than it was, it was still a bit of a brawl, but it least it started out from something reasonably correct.
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My Story - Part One - White Collar BoxingThere are times in your life where things just kind of...stop and you think to yourself...how the hell did I get here? That's exactly what I'm experiencing right now.
I look up and around at my surroundings. I'm in a boxing ring, and the crowd is about half full, though it's filling up as we go. My coach is behind me, gently kneading my shoulders. My opponent is making her way to the centre of the ring as the blue shirted referee calls us to the meet in the middle of the ring.
How did I ever get here?
I'm about to participate in my first professional boxing match...and its still hard for me to believe that I'm doing this. Maybe to make sense of this, I should go back to the beginning. Maybe someone else can make sense of my life. Me…I’m not sure that I can anymore.
My name is Virani Macvicar. Strange name right? Well, th