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A knockout occurs when an boxer is [[knockdown|knocked down]] by his opponent, [[fall through the ropes|falls through the ropes]] and cannot get back into the ring and on his feet by the [[count]] of 20, or otherwise is [[down]], and the [[referee]] reaches the [[count]] of ten before the boxer is back on his feet in the ring. A knockout ends the [[bout]], resulting in a [[KO]] win for the boxer's opponent. This is to be distinquished from a [[technical knockout]] (although a TKO is usually recorded as a generic "knockout" in a boxer's [[fight record]]).
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A knockout occurs when an boxer is [[knockdown|knocked down]] by his opponent or otherwise is [[down]] and the [[referee]] reaches the [[count]] of ten before the boxer is back on his feet. In record keeping this type of knockout is sometimes referred to as a '''Count Out''' or '''CO'''. A knockout may also occur if a boxer [[fall through the ropes|falls through the ropes]] and cannot get back into the ring and on his feet by the [[count]] of 20.  
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See also  [[technical knockout]] and [[retirement]].
 
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Revision as of 02:18, 2 March 2011

A knockout occurs when an boxer is knocked down by his opponent or otherwise is down and the referee reaches the count of ten before the boxer is back on his feet. In record keeping this type of knockout is sometimes referred to as a Count Out or CO. A knockout may also occur if a boxer falls through the ropes and cannot get back into the ring and on his feet by the count of 20.

See also technical knockout and retirement.