Remember that if he wasn't playing football, Hall would be a professional pugilist and probably a bloody good one given that he can knock a player down, even when he didn't mean to throw the punch!
The pint-sized pugilist carved a niche in the local professional fight game, a victory which catapulted him into the record books.
Political infighting rarely comes to real fisticuffs, but the Scottish Tories at their Dundee conference this weekend were clearly being inspired by pugilistic events going on at Hampden.
Buried in his pugilistic proclamation - in which he also declared war on ‘nonviolent civil disobedience’ - was a curious invitation.
We were nine USA Olympic Champion pugilists competing in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games.
A favorite uncle provided pointers on pugilistic defenses against bullies - namely her father, who was the first regular bully in her life.
While not the gritty young pugilists often associated with old-school boxing gyms such as Gleason's, the men exemplify the type of boxer who has become a mainstay of New York's traditional fight halls.
The pair will undergo intensive training for a month in secret gyms in the South East under the wings of some of British boxing's finest trainers - before coming together for three rounds of power-packed pugilism .
When Sonny did embark on a comeback he went to Europe and reeled off a series of wins against some non-threatening pugilists .
The city would ultimately become the first in the country to attempt to truly legitimize pugilism by sanctioning it in 1890.