To avoid foot problems, be sure to wear new shoes in training before actual competition and thoroughly break them in. Also be sure to wear thick socks to avoid blisters and rubbing from all of the movement you do in the ring.
The demands of boxing are very unique and specific, so it stands to reason that the equipment or tools used to perform specifically for the sport were designed with that in mind. Just like a carpenter who uses the right kind of hammer to build a house, a golfer knows what club he needs to hit a specific drive and a boxer needs to know and use the type of equipment that best suits the needs of his activity. There are several “tools of the trade” that are vital to a fighters’ success…his hands and his feet are two of the most crucial.