sparring partner


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sparring partner

a person who practises with a boxer during training
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Whoever gained in an unintentional swap of sparring partners between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn will be known Sunday.
Frank Skinner with Muhammad Ali's former sparring partner Larry Holmes.
FULL OF PRAISE Joyce's former sparring partner Anthony Joshua
Among them is Big Joe Egan who made his name as sparring partner to former world boxing champ Mike Tyson, before turning to acting where he has appeared in films such as Guy Ritchie's blockbuster Sherlock Holmes.
Punjab police have claimed Vijender had consumed drugs 12 times as per the testimony of his sparring partner.
Pianeta, 28, said: "As a sparring partner I was in Wladimir's camp last year.
Tyson's sparring partner Kenneth Egan gifted us his gloves a few years ago.
Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz described the rumour as "absurd," because for one thing the boxer never had a compatriot for a sparring partner since he started practising in the United States.
Both know each other well as they are former sparring partners.
MANNY Pacquiao's sparring partner Dean Byrne is tipping the pound-for-pound king to be too fast and too explosive for Ricky Hatton tonight.
We're playing the top team in the world today, with the biggest stars,'' said Antonio Cue, president and part-owner of Chivas USA, whose parent club from Guadalajara was the Barcelona sparring partner.
Fred Elliott is determined to win his boxing match with rival butchers the Maddocks, but picking Diggory for a sparring partner isn't wise.