corner man

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Noun1.corner man - a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
minstrel show - a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
minstrel - a performer in a minstrel show
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As McGregor was not permitted to step in the octagon since he was not a licensed corner man for Ward, several fight officials stepped in to interrupt their post-fight celebration.
Derby warhorse Ryan was tight-lipped as his corner man kicked off but said: "Everyone else has written me off.
On that line she's the corner man,'' Panarelli said.
He eventually returned to Shotton ABC before deciding to turn pro in 2013 under trainer Shane Thomas and corner man Clive Doran - father of Connah's Quay fighter Tom.
He described how dog fighting was like boxing and governed by similar rules, meaning there had to be a corner man and first-aid kits available during the fights in a pit 12ft square and 2ft 6ins deep.
Roach was kicked by his former co-worker and Pacquiao corner man Alex Ariza-now in the Rios camp assisting head trainer Robert Garcia-and while Roach initially called for police to arrest Ariza, he laughed off the seriousness of the confrontation a day later.
She lost her first-round contest but then, with the help of her corner man Dorn, won her last two rounds to become ladies champion for the second year in a row.
The Mirror told earlier this week how Jones, an amateur martial arts fighter, acts as a corner man for his brother and carries his bucket for him - hence his nickname Charlie Bucket.
A martial arts and kick boxing enthusiast, the 21-year-old got his nickname "Charlie Bucket" working for his brother, also a keen amateur fighter, acting as his corner man and carrying a bucket for his bouts.
Joining her is former boxing champion, Sugar Ray Leonard who chats about what he's been up to since retiring including training Hugh Jackman for his role as the corner man to a fighting robot in the sci-fi film Real Steel.
Dundee, who died on February 1 aged 90, was Ali's corner man during his stellar ring career.