uppercut

(redirected from uppercuts)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

uppercut

Boxing a short swinging upward blow with the fist delivered at an opponent's chin
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Al Naqbi dropped his Russian opponent with a heavy uppercut in the fourth
Towering Ali, who meets the Scouser in his own city on March 30, drove home a right uppercut with such wrecking-ball power, I feared Villa Park's Holte Suite may be the setting for boxing's first decapitation.
For the bantamweight class, although most of the activity profiles showed no significant difference when comparing them across the 3 rounds of fighting, two parameters including the number of lead hand straight punch (jab punch) and the number of uppercut punch were statistically different.
"A witness from Greggs described Ms Smart receiving 'uppercuts' to her face.
Akhil intensified his attack and used uppercuts and body punches to extend his lead to 9- 4 after the second round.
"I was looking for a strategy to beat that defence, like body shots, uppercuts.
I was looking for a strategy to beat that defense, like body shots, uppercuts. It worked."
Edmands kept pressing and made Sheriff work, but ran on to solid uppercuts as last season's Midlands finalist's quicker hands kept him ahead to the final bell.
While not essential for playing the game, it certainly adds another level of interactivity as you throw jabs, hooks, and uppercuts with both hands all while ducking and dodging blows on the board.
But Harrison continued crunching in the uppercuts, two lefts toppling his opponent to the canvas where he struggled to beat the count.
In a bare-knuckle brawl for control of Venezuela's US$1.70 billion beer market, Cerveceria Regional has landed several staggering uppercuts to beer champ Cerveceria Polar.
When forced to brawl he did, sending in sharp uppercuts off both hands, but his best work came at length.