prefight

prefight

(priːˈfaɪt)
adj
(Boxing) of the period before a boxing match
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Talking about the opening round knock down of Thurman, Pacquiao said he was fired up by all the prefight hype.
Usyk, sitting alongside Bellew at the prefight media conference in Manchester, was more understated.
Until then, it was he who had delivered on his prefight promise.
BARRING acts of God, prefight injury or mechanical breakdown, Kristian Laight has achieved the staggering feat of participating in 300 professional contests.
"Over the years he has said I won't get to his level and I'm an average fighter," Warrington said in the prefight press conference.
The build-up to that bout was marred by bad blood, with the two trading insults and even punches at their prefight press conference.
The build-up to their first bout was marred by controversy, Haye fined PS25,000 by the British Boxing Board of Control after admitting his prefight comments brought boxing into disrepute.
Pietro Innocenzi TODAY'S BEST BETS Critical Thinking 2.45 Wolverhampton 1pt win Mrs Burbidge 3.50 Wolverhampton 1pt win Queen Moon 6.45 Newcastle 1pt win Fintry Flyer 7.45 Newcastle 1pt win ALTHOUGH the beast from the east hasn't lived up to the prefight hype - one reporter quipped it was the hysteria from Siberia - it has put paid to today's three jumps meetings.
For example, "health and drugs" can influence performance of other parameters: "inadequate flight procedure," "inadequate wind compensation and prefight weather planning," "inadequate control speed," "communication failure," and so forth.
In addition to the sporting spectacles broadcast on pay-per-view and the Fox Sports 1 network, the UFC empire includes Web-based and television prefight promotional spots, television specials, video games, documentary style webisodes, an interactive subscription-based digital platform, and a reality TV show called The Ultimate Fighter (TUF).
Possible causes could include competitor-dependent variables such as inexperience, poor weight-cutting techniques and injuries sustained during training; unrealistic RTP periods; poor refereeing or application of rules and safety measures; and poor prefight medical screening.