Boxing weight classes
In boxing, a weight class is a standardized weight range for boxers. The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is...
Blocking (martial arts)
In martial arts, blocking is the act of stopping or deflecting an opponent's attack for the purpose of preventing injurious contact with the body. A block usually consists of placing a limb across the...
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Slipping
Slipping is a technique used in boxing that is similar to bobbing. It is considered one of the four basic defensive strategies, along with blocking, holding, and clinching. It is performed by moving t...
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Weight class (boxing)
In boxing, a weight class is a standardized weight range for boxers. The lower limit of a weight class is equal to the upper weight limit of the class below it. The top class, with no upper limit, is...
Super featherweight
Junior lightweight (also called super featherweight) is a weight division in professional boxing. The maximum weight for this division is 130 pounds or 59 kilograms.The Super featherweight division w...
Punch-out (boxing slang)
A Punch-Out is a slang term in professional boxing referring to a boxer who boasts and taunts his opponent but can not hold his own in the ring in actual boxing competition. Informally defined, it cou...
Catch weight
A catch weight is a term used in combat sports such as boxing and mixed martial arts to describe a weight limit for a fight that does not fall in line with the traditional limits for weight classes. I...
Flyweight
Flyweight is a weight class division in combat sports.
Flyweight is a class in boxing which includes fighters weighing above 49 kg (108 lb) and up to 52 kg (112 lb).The flywe...
Bolo punch
A bolo punch is a punch used in martial arts. The bolo punch is not among the traditional boxing punches (jab, uppercut, hook and cross).Ceferino Garcia is commonly referred to as the inventor of the ...
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Cross (boxing)
In boxing, a cross (also commonly called a "straight") is a power-punch like the uppercut and hook. Compubox, a computerized punch scoring system, counts the cross as a power-punch.It is a punch usual...
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Bob and weave
In boxing bobbing moves the head laterally and beneath an incoming punch. As the opponent's punch arrives, the fighter bends the legs quickly and simultaneously shifts the body either slightly right o...
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Counterpunch (boxing)
A counterpunch is a boxing punch that immediately follows an attack launched by an opponent. It exploits the opening created in an opponent's guard.
Counter punchers are tactical, defensive fighte...
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Rabbit punch
A rabbit punch is a blow to the neck or to the base of the skull. It is considered especially dangerous because it can damage the cervical vertebrae and subsequently the spinal cord, which may lead to...
Undisputed Champion
In professional boxing, the undisputed champion of a weight class is a boxer who is recognized as the world champion at that class by each boxing organization. The term is also used in UFC.
Prior ...
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Club fighter
A club fighter (or clubfighter) is a professional boxer who usually fights locally and has a mediocre record. Club fighters generally are not nationally recognized and have not won any fights that sho...
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No contest (combat sports)
No contest (NC) is a technical term used in some combat sports to describe a fight that ends for reasons outside the fighters' hands.
In the 1800s and early parts of the 1900s, many countries (and...
Check hook
In boxing, a check hook is employed to prevent aggressive boxers from lunging in. There are two parts to the check hook. The first part consists of a regular hook. The second, trickier part involves t...
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Welterweight
Welterweight is a weight class division in combat sports. Originally the term "welterweight" was used only in boxing, but other combat sports like kickboxing, taekwondo and mixed martial arts also use...
Referee technical decision
A referee technical decision (RTD) is a term used in boxing when a fight ends because a fighter refuses to continue or a fighter's corner refuses to allow the fighter to continue.One of the most famou...
Bobbing (boxing)
Bobbing is one of the basic strategies of defensive boxing, executed by slightly moving the head to either side so that the opponent's punches slip by the boxer's head. You use the slip to evade swing...
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Unanimous decision
A unanimous decision is a winning criterion in several full-contact combat sports, such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, mixed martial arts and others sports involving striking in which all three jud...
Middleweight
Middleweight is a weight class division in combat sports.
In Boxing, the middleweight division is above 154 lbs (70.5 kg) and up to 160 lb (72.5 kg).Early boxing history is les...
Promoter (entertainment)
An entertainment promoter in industries like music, wrestling, and sports is a person or company in the business of marketing and promoting live events such as concerts/gigs, sports events, profession...
R v Coney
R v. Coney (1882) 8 QBD 534 is an English case in which the Court for Crown Cases Reserved found that a bare-knuckle fight was an assault occasioning actual bodily harm, despite the consent of the par...
Musangwe
The Venda (Vhavhenda or Vhangona) are a Southern African people living mostly near the South African-Zimbabwean border. When the bantustan of Venda became self-governing in 1973, their population stoo...
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Below the belt
Mainly used in combat sports such as boxing and kickboxing, below the belt refers to all the area of the body that lies below the line of the opponent's navel, including the genital area, legs, and cr...
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Featherweight
Featherweight is a weight class division in the sport of Boxing, Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts organizations and in Greco-Roman Wrestling.
A featherweight boxer weighs in at a limit of 126 pounds...
Super bantamweight
Super bantamweight (also known as junior featherweight) is a weight division in professional boxing. The maximum weight for this division is 122 pounds, or roughly 55.34 kilograms.There were attempts ...