Was it not he who in single combat had met and conquered a young ferret!
It is impossible for me to contend with you in single combat.
"We strike but little, nowadays, in single combat," the maitre d'armes said.
This was to settle the matter by single combat between the kings.
In the course of it, Pantauchus challenged Pyrrhus to single combat.
Hector, brother to Troilus, ...