Source: Verywell Health
The boxer's fracture is a broken bone of the hand, classically at the base of the small finger. The boxer's fracture is a break that occurs in the region of the bone called the metacarpal neck. The metacarpal is the bone in the palm of the hand that extends from the small bones of the wrist to the knuckle at the base of the finger. The site of the break in a boxer's fracture is near the knuckle.