LaBlanche swing

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Also known as the "pivot blow" or "LaBlanche pivot," this punch was named after middleweight George LaBlanche, who reportedly used it to knock out Jack Dempsey, the Nonpareil, in their 1889 bout.

"This blow is delivered by closing the eyes, turning rapidly on one heel and letting the right go at random." Tacoma News Tribune (Tacoma, WA, USA), July 2, 1919.

It was barred by the New York State Athletic Commission, "partly out of respect to the memory of the Nonpariel," according to that Tacoma newspaper article, which also reported that the LaBlanche Swing and the rabbit punch were not going to be barred in Ohio for the scheduled July 4 Jess Willard vs. Jack Dempsey title bout.