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synonyms for boxing

  • battle
  • mill
  • prelim
  • prizefighting
  • pugilism
  • slugfest
  • sparring
  • glove game
  • the ring
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Stopping by The Carlos Watson Show, she and OZY’s co-founder and CEO — and podcasting partner on When Katty Met Carlos — cut it up over media, politics, and why she’s better at dancing than boxing.
THE BBC’S KATTY KAY SHUTS DOWN MEN WHO ‘TELL ME TO SHUT UP’EUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 23, 2021OZY
Many boxing analysts at the time indicated they feared for Leonard’s well-being against the punishing middleweight.
IN AN ENTERTAINING SPECTACLE, MIKE TYSON AND ROY JONES JR. BATTLE TO A DRAW IN LOS ANGELESGENE WANGNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tyson and Jones, 51, also will be wearing 12-ounce gloves, two ounces heavier than most officially sanctioned boxing matches.
MIKE TYSON AND ROY JONES JR. ARE BOTH IN THEIR 50S. THEY WILL BE FIGHTING FOR A WBC BELT IN A MONTH.GENE WANGOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history more than three decades ago.
MIKE TYSON AND ROY JONES JR. ARE BOTH IN THEIR 50S. THEY WILL BE FIGHTING FOR A WBC BELT IN A MONTH.GENE WANGOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Believe it or not, I had the strength to take Zumba and boxing classes.
THE ANATOMY OF A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: ‘EARLY DETECTION SAVED MY LIFE’CHARLI PENNOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
I have it on good authority that he put Mr. Dempsey to sleep one evening about fifteen years ago in an amateur boxing meet.
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Hunting scenes, men boxing, and charioteers encouraging their horses, also occur.
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They were subject to a system of athletic exercises, and engaged in contests of running, wrestling, and boxing.
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Further, how should we distinguish the natural boxing ability from that which is scientifically acquired?
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For the art of boxing implies a relation; all the knowledge it imparts is relative to something else.
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WORDS RELATED TO BOXING

  • angry
  • argumentative
  • battling
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • combative
  • contending
  • contentious
  • determined
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • fencing
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • hostile
  • jingoistic
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • sparring
  • tilting
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • under arms
  • up in arms
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
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