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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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Prizefighting would reawaken the ancient virtues of courage and toughness and prepare boxers and fans alike to join, and win, the Social Darwinian struggle for mastery.
Prizefighting made his debut only on Monday at Kempton and it was hard not to be impressed with Princess Haya's $500,000 son of Smart Strike.
Prizefighting, who carries the colours of Princess Haya, will take on 11 others in the Criterium International, including the Aga Khan's Marcel Boussac winner Rosanara.
Prizefighting could not match the six-length margin, but the manner of success was just as breathtaking as even his rider Jimmy Fortune admitted: "I never thought I was going to win.
Given the cameraman's antics it was slightly surprising that Prizefighting was not done at any bigger than 100, though the damage was done on the front two with Silk Street hitting 1.
Unlike prizefighting, pro-wrestling is a pre-determined sport.
He retired from prizefighting in 2012 after losing to Juan Carlos Sanchez in an IBF superflyweight title bout in Mexico.
This book examines bare-knuckle prizefighting in Britain and Ireland in the 18th and 19th centuries and how it was created by patrons, journalists, and boxers who exploited national, ethnic, religious, and racial identities.
The 29-year-old 'Mugen' holds an impressive prizefighting record of 16-2, with 13 wins coming by way of submission.
Though all unconfirmed, Pacquiao certainly has the legs and the hands to continue to dominate in the world of prizefighting.
The full series covers a huge range of topics: not only diet and exercise, but also physical beauty, manly comradeship, sex and reproduction, socialization, race, eugenics, war, climate, longevity, bathing, prizefighting, gymnastics, baseball, footwear, facial hair, depression, alcohol, and prostitution.