Boxing in Portuguese

boxing in portuguese: two athletes having a fight

Hello everyone! There are many different martial arts in the Olympic Games, and today we are going to learn about one in particular: boxing! Come and learn everything related to vocabulary from boxing in Portuguese.

Boxing in Brazil

Is boxing a well known sport in your country? In Brazil, people really like to watch boxing matches. Boxing in Portuguese is translated to boxe or pugilismo. People who practice this sport are called boxeadores or pugilistas. If you don’t know any Brazilian boxers, check out some of the best and most famous Brazilian boxers: Éder Jofre, Maguila, Popó and Duda Yankovich.

Now it’s time to take a look at the vocabulary for the equipment and the moves of this sport. Are you ready?!

Vocabulary for Boxing in Portuguese

O boxeador / pugilistaThe boxer / Fighter
O treinadorThe coach / trainer
A luvaThe boxing gloves
O calçãoThe boxing shorts
O protetor de cabeçaThe boxing helmet
O protetor bucalThe mouth guard
Os sapatos de boxeThe boxing shoes
O juizThe referee
O ringueThe ring
As cordasThe ropes
O cornerCorner
O gongoGong
O jabJab
O diretoRight cross
O ganchoHook
O cruzadoCross
A esquivaThe slip
O nocauteThe knockout

Pronounce Boxing in Portuguese

Now let’s see if you pronounced all the words properly with our video!

Can you imagine learning all of this while watching a professional fight match in a bar with a Portuguese private teacher? With our immersion methodology we can teach you things in real life situations.

Exercise about Boxing in Portuguese

All the words are fresh in your memory? I hope so. Answer this quiz with the vocabulary you’ve just learned. And don’t look at the vocabulary table, don’t cheat :P!

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We’ll see you next time!

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