prize fight


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Noun1.prize fight - a boxing match between professional boxers for a cash prizeprize fight - a boxing match between professional boxers for a cash prize
boxing match - a match between boxers; usually held in a boxing ring
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prize fight

n (Boxing) → incontro di pugilato fra professionisti
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They were worked in the yards all the seven days of the week, and they had their prize fights and crap games on Sunday nights as well; but then around the corner one might see a bonfire blazing, and an old, gray-headed Negress, lean and witchlike, her hair flying wild and her eyes blazing, yelling and chanting of the fires of perdition and the blood of the "Lamb," while men and women lay down upon the ground and moaned and screamed in convulsions of terror and remorse.
He attended prize fights. It was at one of these brutal exhibitions, whither he had dragged me in order to tell his latest results, that his theory received striking confirmation.
Pacquiao, who has 2.51 million followers on Twitter and 11.76 million on Facebook, is known to have been angling for a rematch with Mayweather, who beat the Filipino on points in the world's richest prize fight in 2015.
Both this and the prize fight twist where contestant's battled to win a luxury prize is to be dropped.
Since then, his only prize fight has been a lucrative boxing bout against Floyd Mayweather which he lost.
Additionally in the second quarter, the cancellation of a major prize fight in May moderates our expectations, particularly at our luxury properties.
There is, we may also say in passing, not an argument against the combat of the prize fight, that does not equally apply to war--to all war, at least, except that for the purpose of resisting the invasion of a foreign foe.
and Manny Pacquiao enter the ring on Saturday the stakes could not be higher, even for a bout already labelled the "Fight of the Century." The richest prize fight of all-time will give each fighter a multi-million-dollar payday and smash pay-per-view numbers while eye-popping ticket prices, out of reach for all but the rich and famous, will see the 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena rival the Super Bowl in gate receipts.
Imagine a prize fight where one boxer is pummeling the body of the other, tiring him; when the knockout punch to the chin comes, he's too tired to get his hands up.
1751 _ The first International World Title Prize Fight takes place in Harlston, Norfolk, England.
PRIZE FIGHT: Courtney Fry is relishing his showdown with ring legend Roy Jones Jnr (pictured on a recent visit to Litherland)
PRIZE FIGHT Moyes shows off Community Shield (inset) but Jose insists he needs to lift bigger trophies