Like boxing gloves and boxing tape, the Golden Gloves inflict a manner of 'sub-lethal' injury, in the form of fatigue damage. When an opponent takes too much fatigue damage, it knocks them out rather than killing them.
If the opponent cannot be fatigued, the gloves will instead inflict 15 damage to their health. Of the three, the Golden Gloves inflict the most fatigue damage at 50 points, versus the boxing gloves' 35, and the boxing tape's 20.
Boxing tape, a variant that deals the least amount of fatigue damage.
¹ These weapons inflict Fatigue damage in addition to their regular damage.
The Golden Gloves can be found on the casino floor of the Lucky 38 casino, in the VIP Lounge. The lounge is situated at the top of a small staircase to the left upon entering the Lucky 38. They are located on a bookshelf behind the bar, with a framed issue of Boxing Times adjacent to them.
Robots are never capable of being fatigued when using this weapon.