Prize Ring

  • (noun): The ring where boxers fight.
    Synonyms: boxing ring

Some articles on prize ring:

Jack Broughton
... his amphitheatre (the largest and most influential at that time) evolved later into the London Prize Ring rules which are widely regarded as the foundation stone of the ... formed guidelines for the sport until the London Prize Ring Rules (1838, which expanded upon Broughton's code) ... of black eyes, broken jaws and bloody noses...” They were never used in the professional prize ring ...
London Prize Ring Rules - Fighters
... Famous fighters of prize ring include William "Bendigo" Thompson, Tom Cribb, Jack Broughton, James "Deaf" Burke, "Professor" Mike Donovan, Tom Allen, Samuel "Dutch Sam" Elias, John "Gentleman" Jackson ... England's last prize ring great was "gypsy" Jem Mace, and America's was John L ... Sullivan is the last fighter to have won a "world" championship under the London Prize Ring Rules in 1882 against Paddy Ryan and was the last champion to defend a title under the ...

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