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Amateur boxing emerged as a sport during the mid-to-late 19th century, partly as a result of the moral controversies surrounding professional prize-fighting. Any athlete who turns professional will be removed from the ranking system. In Marchprotective headgear that had been in use since was removed from men's competition due to higher concussion rates occurring in fights using headgear than in fights without the headgear. The Queensberry Amateur Championships continued from toand so, unlike their professional counterparts, amateur boxers did not deviate from using gloves once the Queensberry Rules had been published. Men's senior bouts changed in format from four two-minute rounds to three three-minute rounds on January 1, Bythe A. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.