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 for Brawler
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brawler \Brawl"er\, n.
     One that brawls; wrangler.
     [1913 Webster]
     Common brawler (Law), one who disturbs a neighborhood by
        brawling (and is therefore indictable at common law as a
        nuisance). --Wharton.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a fighter (especially one who participates in brawls)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "brawler":
     agitator, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer,
     bitter-ender, blade, bravo, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor,
     contender, contestant, defendant, diehard, disputant, dissentient,
     dissident, duelist, enforcer, extremist, fencer, feuder, fighter,
     fighting cock, foilsman, frondeur, gamecock, gladiator, goon,
     gorilla, hatchet man, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, insubordinate,
     insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurrecto,
     intransigent, irreconcilable, jouster, knight, last-ditcher,
     litigant, malcontent, maverick, militant, mutineer, naysayer,
     negativist, nonconformist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist,
     obstructive, opposer, oppositionist, plaintiff, plug-ugly,
     protester, quarreler, rebel, resister, revolter, revolutionary,
     revolutionist, rioter, rival, rough, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur,
     scrapper, scuffler, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man,
     strong-armer, struggler, subversive, swashbuckler, sword,
     swordplayer, swordsman, thug, tilter, tough, traitor, tussler,

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