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© James Wiley
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In my 'Sports and Action' collection.

Sweat splatters from the head of this boxer as he takes a solid punch during this middleweight bout in 1981. Shot for Canadian Press.

Winner of a National Press Photographers Association Award and a Canadian Press Award.

48 responses

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (15 Jun 2012):


  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (15 Jun 2012):

    Great sports action. Painful looking, too.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    Great one!..My V

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    Almost too realistc, in other words a very good photo!!!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    Absolutely stunning

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    Great timing! Well done. Got my vote.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    Wow, fabulous entry !

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (15 Jun 2012):

    That high contrast adds power. Wonderful shot, has my vote

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (16 Jun 2012):

    Well done!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (16 Jun 2012):

    A creative and well done take on this theme!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (16 Jun 2012):

    KO shot James...couldnt resist the wordage :)

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (17 Jun 2012):

    KO shot, nice

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (17 Jun 2012):

    Ouch, that had to have hurt! An excellent close-up capture and entry!!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (18 Jun 2012):

    Nice action shot.

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (18 Jun 2012):

    Brilliant and voted!!!!!!!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (18 Jun 2012):

    Morrissey "Boxers" perfect fit for that shot!!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (18 Jun 2012):

    I can see why this great action shot won an award!You can almost hear the impact of his glove! I am not into boxing ,but this is an AWESOME photo! VOTED!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Congrats on your well deserved award. You sure captured the power of that punch. For sure my vote.

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Killer shot! Fantastic job. My vote

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    oh yeah, voted!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (20 Jun 2012):

    WOW!! What perfect timing!

  • Dimitris Varoudakis

    Dimitris Varoudakis (Deleted) gave props (20 Jun 2012):

    Great catch! My V!

  • Brodie Day

    Brodie Day gave props (23 Jun 2012):

    Awesome action! Creative approach to "Fluid," my vote!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (24 Jun 2012):

    RAD! my vote

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (25 Jun 2012):

    Amazing shot with punch...no pun intended:)..My late father loved to watch boxing on TV...He had his nose broken as a young man as someone set him up with pro in an amateur boxing match....You have my vote and congrats on your award.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    FAB image,voteQQQ

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    Wow!!! Voted!!

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Cool shot! I love boxing, got my vote for sure!!!

  • Bret Scovill

    Bret Scovill said (28 Jun 2012):

    I remember this photo. It holds up, after thirty plus years, as an example of great journalistic photography. Thanks

  • Sam Charupakorn

    Sam Charupakorn gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Awesome action shot James, perfect timing!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (29 Jun 2012):

    I was out of town when you posted this, but when I saw your comment on my boxing shot, I had to have a look. What an excellent action capture, timed perfectly!! I can see why it was an award-winning photo!!

  • Harsh Wardhan

    Harsh Wardhan said (1 Jul 2012):

    Amazing capture. Yeah!!!!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (1 Jul 2012):

    Yeah my vote!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (3 Jul 2012):

    ThWack! Great timing of the impact of the punch!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (9 Jul 2012):

    RAD !

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (10 Jul 2012):

    Voted! Great impact action fixed!


    JOE FAILK gave props (14 Jul 2012):


  • Mirla Hernandez

    Mirla Hernandez gave props (17 Jul 2012):

    Amazing capture!

  • subhabrata shee

    subhabrata shee gave props (20 Jul 2012):

    Excellent timing..voted

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (20 Jul 2012):

    Superb! Voted!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (22 Jul 2012):


  • Raymond John

    Raymond John   said (27 Jul 2012):

    Just Awesome. The expression, the pain, the everything.

  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    Ouch... Great action shot.

  • John Bost

    John Bost gave props (15 Sep 2012):

    Great Timing!

  • Luigi Aureli

    Luigi Aureli gave props (7 Oct 2012):


  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (30 Jan 2013):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 May 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

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