Professional boxing, in which two fighters compete for a prize.
See Also: prizefight, prizefighter, prizing

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  • prizefighting — noun Date: 1706 professional boxing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prizefighting — See prizefighter. * * * …   Universalium

  • prizefighting — n. professional boxing, boxing for prize money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prizefighting — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: prize (I) + fighting : boxing; especially : professional boxing …   Useful english dictionary

  • prize ring — noun a square ring where boxers fight • Syn: ↑boxing ring • Topics: ↑boxing, ↑pugilism, ↑fisticuffs • Hypernyms: ↑ring * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • boxing — boxing1 /bok sing/, n. 1. the material used to make boxes or casings. 2. a boxlike enclosure; casing. 3. an act or instance of putting into or furnishing with a box. [1510 20; BOX1 + ING1] boxing2 /bok sing/, n. the act, technique, or profession… …   Universalium

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  • Boxing — For other meanings of these words, see Boxing (disambiguation), Boxer (disambiguation), Box (disambiguation), or Prizefighter (disambiguation). Boxing Ricardo Dominguez (left) is throwing an uppercut on Rafael Ortiz (right). Also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • History of sport — The history of sport probably extends as far back as the existence of people as purposive beings. Sport has been a useful way for people to increase their mastery of nature and the environment. The history of sport can teach us a great deal about …   Wikipedia

  • Professional boxing — Professional boxing, or prizefighting, emerged in the early twentieth century as boxing gradually attained legitimacy and became a regulated, sanctioned sport. Professional boxing bouts are fought for a purse which is divided among the fighters… …   Wikipedia