rough stuff

noun Informal.
1.
violence, as physical assault, torture or shooting.
2.
unnecessary violence or infractions of the rules, as in sports.
3.
blatant vulgarity or obscenity.

Origin:
1885–90

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Example sentences
Simply put, it was more confident on the rough stuff.
Most of the information coming across the wire is pretty rough stuff, but there
  have been some lighter moments.
Rather than chase would-be criminals, these citizen crime watchers are expected
  to let trained officers handle the rough stuff.
It featured powerhouse teams from each conference, tight checking, rough stuff
  after whistles and strong goaltending.
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