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Synonyms for slugfest

a fight with bare fists

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Anyway, if the Pacquiao-Mayweather slugfest doesn't happen, Pacquiao's glory wouldn't lose any of its shine at all.
Deadline, Durham granules, Metarex, and Slugfest caused the highest mortality to Bulimulus.
London: While Manchester United and title rivals Manchesater City resume their slugfest for Premier League silverware, Aston Villa and Newcastle United meet Tuesday in a relegation dogfight that neither would have expected to be embroiled in.
Since he's not taking sides in the Ovide the Mountain-Kornerstone Kevvy slugfest, it's pretty easy to figure out the real name of this baby should be 4AH, dontcha think?
Game 2 was a slugfest featuring 31 hits and 18 runs with the Leopards scoring six in the 12th to earn a 12-6 victory and a split of the four-game weekend series.
YAKIMA - Eugene went down swinging but couldn't stop Yakima early enough to win Thursday's slugfest in a 9-7 game that featured 24 hits and 10 doubles.
The New Jersey Credit Union League hailed the bill's enactment as a victory both for the industry following the slugfest with the New Jersey Bankers Association and for consumers "in bringing the best possible return" on public dollars.
Anderson dropped his first service game to fall 2-0 down but the slugfest was all square at 6-6 going to the wire.
It was a slugfest," regional military commander Major General Benjamin Dolorfino told AP by telephone.
Manmohan Singh also signalled an end to his slugfest with BJP's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani who has repeatedly called him a "weak prime minister", saying: "I don't want to prolong the match and the dialogue
THE VERDICT: The latest slugfest follows right on from the previous film - the snappily titled Alien vs Predator - and, while hardly a classic to be set alongside the first two Alien movies (or even the first Predator film), it is an actionpacked affair with plenty of Alien action, blood and explosions.
While Henin edged a Centre Court slugfest over Serena Williams 6-4 3-6 6-3, the 18th-seeded Bartoli secured her best Grand Slam run with a three-set win over Michaella Krajicek.
The slugfest ended with a knockout after just 48 seconds, with Alexander (6-1) smashing Jardine (12-4-1) with an uppercut that sent his mouthpiece flying.
Sato and Alex Cabrera, the first four hitters in the Seibu lineup, combined for nine hits and six RBIs in a 28-hit slugfest at Goodwill Dome.