To dominate your opponent effectively from the inside position is better known as ‘infighting’. This will not influence the judges’ scoring a round. This demonstrates the boxer’s ability of fighting at long range for a taller rangy style boxer, and medium to close range for a shorter boxer.
Infighting is effective when boxers are of similar height and shorter height. To take the inside position a boxer must either:
- Set up an attack to close the distance with opponent using similar combinations such as jab, cross and hook to head or body to gain the inside position.
- Make opponent punch using tactics such as the feint to draw the opponent to attack then slip opponent’s punch and target their midsection with short Hooks and Uppercuts, switching their attack to the head.