headguard

headguard

(ˈhɛdˌɡɑːd)
n
1. (General Sporting Terms) a padded helmet worn to protect the head in contact sports such as rugby and boxing
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a padded helmet worn to protect the head in contact sports such as rugby and boxing
Translations

headguard

[ˈhedgɑːd] Ncasco m protector; (on face) → protector m facial
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I had no headguard and did five three-minute rounds against top quality opposition.
FORMER Salisbury amateur Peter Spencer drops the headguard and vest for good tonight as he makes his paid debut.
Stalker decided to ditch the headguard and vest after his Olympic disappointment last summer and says he has no regrets about turning over.
Now, to round off his amazing recovery, he has clinched a contract with non-league side Welling and turns out to play in a headguard.
Now, to round off his amazing recovery, he has a contract with non-league side Welling and plays in a headguard.
The Great Britain amateur captain has been unable to put an Olympic medal down alongside his headguard and vest.
The 23-year-old Londoner fights without a headguard for the first time in Birmingham alongside Team GB pal Billy Joe Saunders and Frankie Gavin.
I've not done any sparring without a headguard so it will be completely new for me.
He said: "I would advise them to be calm and the first few fights of a professional career should be about just getting comfortable with it, without wearing the amateur vest and headguard.
The Olympic silver medallist made a successful start to his career without the vest and headguard last month, stopping former British heavyweight title challenger Ian Lewison inside eight rounds.
Manchester City's Brazilian keeper wore a headguard in training yesterday - similar to the model that still protects Arsenal's Petr Cech (far right).
I was saying my opponent didn't need a headguard because I'd never be able to reach her head.