uppercut


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a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)

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Whyte looked on course for a straightforward victory, but the bout threatened to turn on its head when Rivas sent Whyte to the canvas following a huge uppercut in a spellbinding ninth round.
Quick to start, the aggressive Al Naqbi was clearly excited to be making his debut in the emirate, charging forwards and landing a number of cracking uppercuts on his Russian opponent in the first round.
That one right uppercut slammed against his chin and Goldhawk hit the canvas as if he'd taken a bullet.
It all ended in the seventh with a few ticks before the last 10-second mark, as the Filipino landed a solid left uppercut to floor Matthysse for good.
In contrast, the number of uppercut punch continuingly increased from round 1, round 2, and round 3 at 0.69 [+ or -] 1.35, 1.27 [+ or -] 1.73, and 1.77 [+ or -] 2.25, respectively.
More punches ricocheted off defences in the eighth until a big left uppercut from the Brit hit the spot.
Burns found a way through with a few body blows and a shuddering uppercut caught Crolla flush on the beak to draw blood.
Locked in a tangle, Khan spotted an opening and drove a right uppercut through the middle that landed just above the waistline of Judah's shor ts.
A superb fourth was edged by Mitchell as he landed regularly and avoided punishment, hitting Murray with a three-punch combination featuring a lovely left uppercut.
A superb fourth was edged by Mitchell as he landed regularly and avoided punishment, hitting Murray with a three-punch combination featuring a lovely left uppercut. Mitchell kept to the ropes but remained faithful to that hurtful left uppercut in the fifth.
He landed a thunderous uppercut and a series of body shots as he mixed up his punches although the Armenian-born fighter landed a flush right hand at the end of the second round.
Stafford Crown Court heard yesterday how the 41-year-old was felled by an uppercut punch and left lying unconscious on the floor.
Following constant encouragement to attack more from his corner, Clottey did land some blows, with a left uppercut followed by a heavy left hook in the 10th round, which Pacquiao admitted rattled him.
Cotto struck Pacquiao with a left uppercut late in the round and landed a right uppercut in the fourth before he was again knocked to the canvas.
Having seen off Tony Oakey over a gruelling 12 rounds in October to claim the belt, the Welshman showed his power by flooring African Otieno in Widnes with a devastating right uppercut.