Noble Art
Noble Art

boxing is the 'noble art of self-defense'; what is football?

Rallier
Rallier

the French origin for 'rally' or 'to call together for common action'; also a boxing term for the exchange of blows

Chins
Chins

having 'chin' is having the ability to withstand blows

Sucker Punch
Sucker Punch

term for taking advantage of an opponent's lack of concentration

The Workout
The Workout

term for a practice fight

Roadhouse
Roadhouse

coming out swinging

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

Savate
Savate

the French term for old shoe; also a form of sport where both the feet and fists are used

 

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

The Decisive Moment
The Decisive Moment

decision is a term in boxing where the fight is awarded to the boxer with the most points

Monday Night Fancy
Monday Night Fancy

fancy is defined within the scope of enthusiasm and imagination

Ringsider
Ringsider

a spectator at a prizefight

"Mark"
"Mark"

boxing's term for the pit of the stomach

To Go The Distance
To Go The Distance

completing the duration of a fight

Canvas
Canvas

 examples would be a painter's background, the floor of a boxing ring, or the player

Sweet Science
Sweet Science

refers to football's predecessor: boxing 

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

 

 

Noble Art
Rallier
Chins
Sucker Punch
The Workout
Roadhouse
Savate
The Decisive Moment
Monday Night Fancy
Ringsider
"Mark"
To Go The Distance
Canvas
Sweet Science
Noble Art

boxing is the 'noble art of self-defense'; what is football?

Rallier

the French origin for 'rally' or 'to call together for common action'; also a boxing term for the exchange of blows

Chins

having 'chin' is having the ability to withstand blows

Sucker Punch

term for taking advantage of an opponent's lack of concentration

The Workout

term for a practice fight

Roadhouse

coming out swinging

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

Savate

the French term for old shoe; also a form of sport where both the feet and fists are used

 

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

The Decisive Moment

decision is a term in boxing where the fight is awarded to the boxer with the most points

Monday Night Fancy

fancy is defined within the scope of enthusiasm and imagination

Ringsider

a spectator at a prizefight

"Mark"

boxing's term for the pit of the stomach

To Go The Distance

completing the duration of a fight

Canvas

 examples would be a painter's background, the floor of a boxing ring, or the player

Sweet Science

refers to football's predecessor: boxing 

Taken for The Columbia Daily Spectator

 

 

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