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bare•knuck•le

(ˈbɛərˈnʌk əl)

also bare′knuck′led,



adj.
1. (of a prizefight, prizefighter, etc.) without boxing gloves; using the bare fists.
2. without conventional niceties: bareknuckle bargaining.
adv.
3. in a rough-and-tumble manner.
[1920–25]
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London based Joe has been running BBAD sports promotions for the last 18 months, working to solidify bare-knuckle boxing as a legal, professional sport.
He brought out the gun during a bare-knuckle boxing fight he was having with Jessie's nephew, Paul Smith, to settle a dispute.
AFATHER from Abertillery is making his bare-knuckle boxing debut next month and says he wants to make Wales proud and bring the sport into the mainstream.
Brad Their blossoming friendship leads them to indulge in a bizarre car park scrap, and before long they establish an illegal, bare-knuckle boxing club.
SNATCH (5*, Tuesday, 10pm T ) A STOLEN diamond sparks a series of interlinked stories that bring together a whole host of undesirables, gangsters, thieves and criminals, delving into the murky world of bare-knuckle boxing along the way.
SNATCH (Tuesday, 5*, 10pm) A STOLEN diamond sparks a series of interlinked stories that bring together a whole host of undesirables, gangsters, thieves and criminals, delving into the murky world of bare-knuckle boxing along the way.
After a family funeral, former bare-knuckle boxing champion Doherty attacked his brother Douglas McDonagh in The Melrose pub in Shotton.
That's the reputation of his girlfriend Belle's dad Zak, former bare-knuckle boxing champion of the Dales.
A sampling includes: masculinity in bare-knuckle boxing in the US, how African American athletes travel abroad to seek a better deal, the role of sport and cultural diplomacy in high-profile tours to Australia of Japanese swimming stars Katsuo Takaishi and Takahiro Saito in 1926 and 1927, race and athletic acumen, and media representations of trash talking between sprinters Maurice Greene and Michael Johnson.
In honor of the regional premiere of the acclaimed Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary KNUCKLE, this year's debates will culminate in a fight-to-the-pain featuring KNUCKLE star and undefeated bare-knuckle brawler James Quinn McDonagh versus Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League.
More than 150 years ago the town was the centre of the bare-knuckle boxing world when William Perry - the Tipton Slasher - was English champion.