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Rule 4: Hand Bandages

4.1 In competition, the boxers must wrap their hands with soft hand bandages (gauze) no longer than six (6) meters and no wider than five (5) centimeters for each hand.


4.2 In competition, the boxers may use plaster or rubber-glue tapes, but no longer than two and a half (2 ½) meters and two and a half (2 ½) centimeters wide for each hand to top-up on the wrist or back of the hand. It is absolutely forbidden to top-up on the knuckles.


4.3 In competition, the boxers must use only the bandages provided by the boxing stadium manager or the promoter. It is absolutely prohibited to use otherwise provided hand bandages.


4.4 Hand wrapping must be inspected and stamped by the WBC commissioner to certify its rule accordance before the boxers are allowed to put on gloves.

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