Knockout

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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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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'''. If the [[Three knockdown rule| three knockdown rule]] is in effect and a fighter is knocked down three times in one round the opposing fighter is awarded a victory by knockout.
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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.  
  
 
See also  [[technical knockout]] and [[retirement]].
 
See also  [[technical knockout]] and [[retirement]].
 
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Revision as of 18:49, 5 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. If the three knockdown rule is in effect and a fighter is knocked down three times in one round the opposing fighter is awarded a victory by knockout. 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.

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