Definitions for "Clinch"
Keywords:  boxer, punches, hinder, lean, throws
The act of one or both boxers holding the other in a way that hinders the other's punches.
A position in which two fighters are face to face, usually with their arms and upper body locked, performed either for a "breather" or to protect against strikes. Some fighters such as Wanderlei Silva, have mastered the art of the clinch for offensive purposes, throwing effective short punches and/or knees from this position.
Training and techniques where there is some kind of ‘attachment’ between the people involved. For example, a grab or hold. Clinch is based on control of an opponent whether to set up strikes, throws, takedowns or to defend against any of them.
Keywords:  grasp, embrace, amorous, seize, clench
To hold firmly; to hold fast by grasping or embracing tightly.
To bend or turn over the point of (something that has been driven through an object), so that it will hold fast; as, to clinch a nail.
To hold fast; to grasp something firmly; to seize or grasp one another.
To make conclusive; to confirm; to establish; as, to clinch an argument.
settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"
Keywords:  pun
A pun.
Keywords:  friction, locking, components, two
Friction locking of two components.
Keywords:  teeth, tightly, together, first, close
To set closely together; to close tightly; as, to clinch the teeth or the first.