Prize Fight

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Meaning of Prize Fight

A contest between two persons who fight with their fists with mutual consent , in the expectation of a reward to be gained by the contest or competition. An encounter or fight with the fists or hands between persons who have met for such purpose by previous arrangement made by or for them. At common law , a mere exhibition of skill in sparring was lawful but if the parties met intending to fight until one gave in from exhaustion or injury received it was a breach of the law and a prize fight, whether the combatants fought in gloves or not.

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