If your someone that’s getting into boxing and are finding that you are sparring on a regular basis you may want to invest in a good pair of boxing boots. You can always just spar in normal trainers and do just fine, however, the extra ankle support offered by a high boot specifically designed for boxing sparring / fighting will give you far better overall leg support and ankle stability.
Personally, I used to do a fair amount of boxing sparring myself and I have sparred wearing both. I much preferred wearing high boxing boots because they made everything feel more measured and controlled from the waist down. Although you can feel a little bit limited the first time you wear a pair, you soon get used to wearing them. Some boxers, most notably Mike Tyson, preferred to wear very low cut boxing shoes when boxing and sparring.
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Mike Tyson liked having the ankle freedom of a low cut boxing shoe, possibly due to his impressive bob and weave style needing the ankle free in order to duck and weave without feeling limited from wearing a very high, ankle enclosing, boxing boot. For that type of boxing style, and having worn both normal trainers and high boxing boots myself, I can see why Mike Tyson wore low cut shoes to box in.
It really depends on an individuals style and preference. For most people though a high boxing boot is the way to go, and you won’t find much better for the price than a pair of Adidas Hog.
Adidas Hog boxing boots are lightweight, very breathable, and also very long lasting. A pair of Adidas Hog will literally last you for many years. Definitely a worthwile investment if your becoming serious about boxing, or even if you do it just to keep fit and spar often.