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The Contender

Chapter book/ Novel

Crown the title representing the champion
Round periods of competition in a match
Purse sum of money offered as a prize
Shadowboxing boxers spar with an imaginary opponent
Knockout a blow that fells and immobilizes an opponent
Sparring a scientific method of boxing without hitting seriously
Champions one who does battle (verb) for another's rights or honor
Heavyweight a boxer weighing over 175 pounds
Welterweight a boxer weighing more than 135 pounds but not over 145 pounds
Mouth Piece a piece of equipment to protect the teeth
Head guard a piece of equipment used to cover and protect the head
Title match competitor challenges the current champion to win the championship
Hook a blow delivered with the arm bent at the elbow
Pivot to move or turn as if on a specified point
Uppercut a short, swinging blow directed upward
Bout a boxing match
Jab a short straight punch
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