knockout punch

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Noun1.knockout punch - a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxingknockout punch - a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
biff, punch, lick, clout, poke, slug - (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
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A CHAMPION boxer has helped to inspire young women and give them the knockout punch to succeed.
AUSTRALIA captain Michael Clarke insists England have yet to land a knockout punch in the Ashes and expects his side to bounce back at Lord's.
Both teams were evenly matched, but Dubai 2021 managed to deliver the knockout punch in the deciding fifth set with Tunisian Hamza Naqqah's deft placement finding an empty spot in the middle of the court as Dubai 2021 celebrated a narrow 23-25, 25-20, 27-29, 25-22, 15-13 victory.
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Derry talked about levels before the Tommy Coyle fight and he only won one second of that fight and that was the knockout punch.
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I think he's going to have to perform solidly," Juleanna Glover, an Ashcroft Group founding partner and former Dick Cheney spokeswoman said, adding: "But he's also going to have to provide some humor as well as the knockout punch.
Klitschko, 35, who holds the WBO, IBF and IBO belts, hit back by saying he was confident he could floor Haye by unleashing his 50th career knockout punch.
McEwan, who admits he may move down to light-middleweight as he tries to find a knockout punch, insists he will use the defeat against Lee to inspire his comeback.