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A swooping uppercut just misses the chin of Jones, who continues to clinch to keep Tyson at bay.

In February, witnesses told Deadspin that Ray Rice threw an “uppercut” and struck her “like he [would punch] a guy.”

He feinted, and drove a vicious uppercut to the jaw of Dr. Friedrich von Stein.

Don Mathers gripped his hands together into a double fist and brought them upward in a vicious uppercut.

Ponta hurled himself upon him with terrific force, delivering an uppercut and a straight punch.

Then, in the breakaways, he began to uppercut Ponta on the stomach, or to hook his jaw or strike straight out upon the mouth.

For while they had been lost in the smother of dust, Taylor had landed a deadening uppercut on the big mans chin.


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On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uppercut, such as: bump, concussion, impact, jab, jolt, and kick.

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