Majority decision

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A majority [[decision]] (MD) occurs when two of the three judging [[official]]s decide in favor of one boxer, while the third official calls the bout a [[draw]]. A majority decision officially is recorded as a [[win on points|win]] in a boxer's [[fight record]]. (Compare [[split-decision]]) Many US newspapers erroneously reported majority decisions as split-decisions from the 1930's through the 1950's.  
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A majority [[decision]] (MD) occurs when two of the three judging [[official]]s decide in favor of one boxer, while the third official calls the bout a [[draw]]. A majority decision officially is recorded as a [[win on points|win]] in a boxer's [[fight record]]. (Compare [[split-decision]])  
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Note: From the 1930s through the 1950s many American newspapers erroneously reported majority decisions as split-decisions.  
  
 
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[[Category:Glossary|majority decision]]

Latest revision as of 19:11, 30 April 2006

A majority decision (MD) occurs when two of the three judging officials decide in favor of one boxer, while the third official calls the bout a draw. A majority decision officially is recorded as a win in a boxer's fight record. (Compare split-decision)

Note: From the 1930s through the 1950s many American newspapers erroneously reported majority decisions as split-decisions.

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