To be honest, I'm not sure that's how it's conventionally used in the media (but of course, it could just be me), so I'll let post#3 stand so that people can think about it - I shall also remain vigilant.fighting chance n a chance of success given supreme effort.
It means that he will have a chance of winning the fight, not a very good chance necessarily, but a chance which might make the fight worth betting on, if the odds are right.Hi
Reading boxing news I came across such a sentence:
As long as Mr X has power in his right hand, he will always have a fighting chance.
Does it mean he will always have opponents to fight with or the chances to win a fight?