prize ring


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prize ring

n.
1. A platform enclosed by ropes on which contending boxers meet.
2. Professional boxing.

prize ring

n
1. (Boxing) the enclosed area or ring used by prizefighters
2. (Boxing) the prize ring the sport of prizefighting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prize ring - a square ring where boxers fightprize ring - a square ring where boxers fight  
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
ring - a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle
References in classic literature ?
They are to them what the racetrack and the prize ring, the theater and the movies are to us.
On October 11, 1881, he fought Jimmy Highland in one of the most harrowing battles the prize ring has seen.
were withdrawn from the rest, and turned towards the performances of the prize ring, and of those who "go in" for that amusement and branch of "science.
But unlike the hit Brad Pitt film that put brawling on the silver screen, these bouts are NOT illegal and they DO have rules - London Prize Ring rather than Marquess of Queensbury.
The 18th-century London Prize Ring rules were an early attempt to regulate what?
En 1838, se publicaron las London Prize Ring Rules, que fueron revisadas en 1853 y que estipulaban, entre otras cosas, las dimensiones del ring --7.
Closing can be compared to two fighters in the prize ring.
While the rest of the UK's prize ring managers and promoters are enjoying well earned breaks during the close season, the Mancunian fight boss is hard at it as usual.
It featured further verbal allusions to Sayers and the Benicia Boy as well as a scene in which Edmund and Edgar fight in a prize ring in open country.
Though it might seem, on the face of it, no easy thing to coax poetry out of the raucous brutality of a Prize Ring, this was no uncommon accomplishment in the first decades of the nineteenth century.
Gradual improvements were made to the sport to prevent death and dreadful injuries, and these were encapsulated in the London Prize Ring rules of 1853.