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
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Translations

headguard

[ˈhedgɑːd] Ncasco m protector; (on face) → protector m facial
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And it was also confirmed on Wednesday that Aitchison, who many current paid fighters have tipped to be a success without the vest and headguard, has inked with VIP Boxing's head honcho Wood and will make his bow in the pro ranks in the new season.
It's all there: the headguard, the distinctive running style, the courage in defence.
Dickinson has frequented Belfast more times than a Stena Line ferry, having boxed in the city three times following the ditching of the headguard and vest.
Manchester City's Brazilian keeper wore a headguard in training yesterday - similar to the model that still protects Arsenal's Petr Cech (far right).
At least when I'm boxing I'm in the zone and have my headguard on.
Had he decided to pursue his boxing career as an amateur, he would at least have the protection of a headguard. Choosing to fight as a professional denies him this.
Bizarrely, Flintoff was the one who sounded more 'punch drunk' even though he's been training without a headguard for only a short time before making his debut ring appearance last night after we'd gone to press.
"Ismail was fighting at the lightest he's been as a boxer, with smaller gloves and without a headguard, so it was a big change," said Aston.
A leather headguard worn by middleweight boxer Randolph Turpin is the latest addition to the collection at the Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum.