sparring mate

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Synonyms for sparring mate

a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight

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Boom, boom, boom,'' hisses a fighter each time he connects with his sparring mate.
net, the website for the local daily in the Philippines, stated that Pacquiao put down sparring mate Stan Martyniouk in a recent sparring session.
He said the same thing has happened when he fought Pacquiao's former sparring mate Provodnikov.
Being paired with another aggressive fighter like Pacquiao could mean an exciting fight should the former sparring mates face each other in 2015.