Dreaming about fighting may represent a spiritual conflict as well as a physical one. It can also indicate serious illnesses.
To dream of being in a fight means that you acknowledge your need to be independent. It may also be your brain’s way of releasing pent-up anger, hate, and frustration that you feel during your waking hours.
Dreaming of fighting back means that you have recently felt threatened in your waking time.
Dreaming about throwing a punch represents aggression or distress while dreaming of being punched means that you were responsible for summoning the aggression.
A man who dreams of fighting may be struggling to control his emotions and reactions during his waking time while a woman who dreams of the same thing may be developing assertive attributes.