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body press

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Definition of body press in English:

noun

Wrestling
A move in which a wrestler uses their body weight to pin an opponent to the floor.
Example sentences
  • His finisher, the body press, has come to be known as ‘the Thesz Press’ and is still used by many wrestlers today, including Steve Austin.
  • After that, the goalmouth incidents proved as elusive as the male streaker who, after shaking hands with a bemused Lauren, gave the stewards the runaround before being taken out with a full body press.

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