What is danced away? Is it "jumped away"? He can't really dance while punched.
ex)The place was so large that it made Maggie look smaller and weaker. The tough champion punched Maggie like a speeding train. Her fists flew so fast that Maggie could barely block the punches. Maggie danced away, overwhelmed, trying to figure out how to fight this girl. A cheer came up from the crowd, "Maggie!" Several more people took up the shouting...