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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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As well as receiving the Prizefighter trophy and PS32,000 cash prize, Doran scooped another PS2,000 for winning the final by knockout.
British veteran Michael Sprott is the bookies' favourite and has won the Prizefighter title before.
You can expect a different guy coming into the ring for Prizefighter.
Indeed, our area almost produced the first ever Prizefighter winner, Sunderland's David Dolan losing the final to Martin Rogan at York Hall, Bethnal Green in April of 2008.
In March last year, Fielding accepted the call as a late replacement for Prizefighter and proceeded to rip through the field.
He said: "I have had plenty of notice for Prizefighter so I am in the best shape of my life.
But trainer Chris Aston, confident his man can become the youngest-ever Prizefighter champion at 22, says Nurse will feel the benefits.
James was shaken by Brown's two-fisted attacks in the opening minute of their Prizefighter quarter-final before rallying to out-punch his opponent over three exciting rounds.
Cardiff power merchant Buckland struck a pounds 32,000 jackpot last November when he won Sky's quickfire Prizefighter tournament, flooring British champion Sykes inside 45 seconds en-route to the semi-final.
McIntyre, right, said: "I am not going to retire because I didn't win Prizefighter.
The change means that should a winning boxer in Prizefighter fail to pass a medical to progress to the next stage, the losing fighter can go through in their place subject to the Board's medical offices clearing them to do so.
Prizefighter is to boxing what Twenty20 is to cricket - a boiled-down version where the basics are the same, but the essence very different.