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prizefight

a boxing match for a prize or purse, esp one of the fights popular in the 18th and 19th centuries
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Doran - who holds the longest unbeaten run in Welsh boxing with 16 straight victories - inflicted Keeler's only defeat as a professional in the Prizefighter Middleweights III tournament in February.
Cook took the stunt in good humour but now plans to put on his serious face and claim the PS32,000 Prizefighter Welterweights 4 winner's cheque on offer at York Hall, Bethnal Green, tonight.
Olubamiwo is fighting for the PRIZEFIGHTER & JOSHUA v KISICEK Sky Sports 1, from 8pm first time since his original fouryear ban for using illegal substances was reduced to one.
Another Prizefighter heavyweight title is on it's way to Belfast," he added.
And Hearn believes that Foot delivered the "best Prizefighter we've staged and we've put on 28 so far.
Prizefighter Lightweights II will be screened live on Sky Sports and involves eight boxers competing in a one-night elimination tournament.
At 22, even if I did lose in Prizefighter, which I don't plan on doing, it isn't going to set me back too far.
FUEL STOP: Richard King, TYRONE NURSE will step up his Prizefighter preparations next week when he heads to Scotland to spar with world champion Ricky Burns.
Brown, beaten by James in Prizefighter at the York Hall in Bethnal Green in October, agreed the fight this week and the Coventry powerhouse knows to expect a tough fight.
RICKY HATTON has warned Gary Buckland to forget about his stunning Prizefighter victory over Gary Sykes when the two men meet again for the British super-featherweight title tonight.
The 33-year-old missed out on the Prizefighter crown in London on Tuesday when he lost to Junior Witter in the semis.
THE British Boxing Board of Control have passed a proposed rule change for reserves in Prizefighter ahead of the International Heavyweights night at Alexandra Palace on May 7, live on Sky Sports.