bare-knuckle

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  • Info Bare-knuckle means without gloves, bandages or any other protection for and/or dangerous 'arming' (such as a knuckle-duster) of the knuckles, a larger part or even the whole hand.
  • Bartley said if he won he would fight for the world bare knuckle title.
  • Then let it be a clean, fair fight with bare knuckles to a finish. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • He was well known for bare knuckles bar room brawling and gun violence.
  • Both events were bare knuckle full contact, whereas the winner was the fighter still standing.
  • It was done with bare knuckles, though, of course, without anger or the desire to do injury. Cited from The High School Boys in Summer Camp, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Or happen thou might like to try it wi' me old style and bare knuckles. Cited from The Green Flag, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The fight had been conducted bare-knuckle under the London Prize Ring Rules.
  • Upon his release, he began a bare-knuckle boxing career in the East End of London.
  • No more beating of bare knuckles against stone walls. Cited from The Notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith, by Arthur Wing Pinero
  • Again, Donnelly's strength would always tell in a bare-knuckle fight to the finish.
  • Sullivan is considered the last bare-knuckle champion because no champion after him fought bare-knuckled.
  • A new sign at the diner indicates that bare-knuckle fighting will be taking place.
  • The Irish are well known for their bare-knuckle boxing style.
  • However, this was bare-knuckle fighting, fighting that was severe and sometimes brutal.
  • The club enters him into a bare-knuckle boxing competition to raise funds to buy weapons.
  • Still, throughout this period, there arose some notable bare knuckle champions who developed fairly sophisticated fighting tactics.
  • He patronised his own personal bare-knuckle boxer, and his wife also boxed.
  • We do not fight with our bare knuckles, being civilised. Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • The film portrays the underground crime scene, bare-knuckle fighting, and young boys being sold as escort slaves.
  • He says he never used his fists when street fighting, because a bare knuckle punch could severely injure his opponent.
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