Definition of prize ring in English:

prize ring


  • 1A ring used for prizefighting.

    • ‘In 1938, the champion Louis beat him in two minutes and four seconds of one of the most savage onslaughts ever seen in a prize ring.’
    • ‘After all, Pep was about to enter the professional prize ring for the 190th time.’
    1. 1.1The practice of prizefighting; boxing.
      ‘he won his freedom in the American prize ring’
      • ‘Nevertheless, despite its many brutalities, the 19th century prize ring offered, as the modern boxing game does today, upward social mobility to the lucky few.’