Definition of undercard in English:



  • The list of less important bouts on the same bill as a main boxing match.

    ‘he could make his pro debut on the undercard of the Holyfield-Bowe match’
    • ‘He will be fighting on the undercards of the main BBC promoters during his first six fights.’
    • ‘The two youngsters will trade leather in a boxing promotion featuring seven other bouts on the undercard.’
    • ‘I fought on the Ibeabuchi undercard in 1996, it was my pro debut fight.’
    • ‘The 23-year-old fighter aims to come through unscathed as he's booked to appear on the undercard for the Mike Tyson bill at Hampden Park on June 24.’
    • ‘Well, the fighter wound up on the undercard of one of Basilio's fights in Syracuse.’
    • ‘Walker's bout was on the undercard of Howard Eastman's successful defence of his British, Commonwealth and European titles against Scott Dann.’
    • ‘On the undercard that included five other heavyweight contests and one fight at cruiserweight Taras Bidenko celebrated the quickest knockout.’
    • ‘Some of Ireland's finest boxing talent will appear on the undercard.’
    • ‘The undercard for Sundays show, televised live on Main Event PPV and Sky Channel is.’
    • ‘Exciting and surprisingly short matches for the undercard.’
    • ‘The main fights and the pick of the remaining undercard will be screened later on the BBC.’
    • ‘The funds covered expenses for the boxers' undercards, medical bills, liability insurance, and the boxing commission.’
    • ‘All the fights on the card figure to be competitive, with an action-filled undercard to boot.’
    • ‘I am excited about the fight myself and the whole undercard.’
    • ‘I have heard talk about it being the undercard for the James Toney fight and I know the people in England are now trying to get the fight over there as well.’
    • ‘If it wasn't for Mosley, I'd still be fighting on the different undercards around the country.’
    • ‘There was considerable hope for Scottish boxing with the performance of several fighters on the undercard.’
    • ‘The tournament will be staged by Luvo Boxing Promotions and features other exciting bouts on the undercard.’
    • ‘The final undercard bout featured featherweights Rogers Mtagwa and Valdemir Pereira.’
    • ‘Before the main event, you have to watch the undercard.’