Flash Fiction: The Prizes of Prizefighting

After earning several performance bonuses and reaching the sport’s pinnacle—becoming The Big Show’s Lightweight Champion—Roger began reaping the rewards of prizefights. Until now, his prize was when he didn’t require a trip to the hospital in the wake of a bout.

Roger relaxed at the kitchen table while his nutritionist, something he never had enough money for in the past, worked the pots and pans. Instead of complacency settling in, an angst washed over Roger, realizing the work required to maintain these luxuries. 

The homemade cereal with blueberries nourished his body and soul before heading off for practice.

Word Count: 100

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/07/13/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-27/.

Photo credit to A. Noni Mouse

Prompted from the Friday Fictioneers at: https://rochellewisoff.com/2020/07/08/10-july-2020/.

Photo credit to Dessy Dimcheva via Unsplash

Prompted from The Daily Spur at: https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2020/07/12/photo-prompt-370/.

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