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A boxer earns points from [[officials]], generally [[ringside]] [[judge]]s, during a [[bout]] through successful punches to his opponent's head and body, [[knockdown]]s, [[defense]], and the like. A boxer can also lose points by commiting a [[foul]]. A boxer who accumulates more points at the bout's conclusion wins the [[decision]] or a [[win on points]]--unless the bouts ends by [[knockout]], [[technical knockout]], or [[no contest]].
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A boxer earns points from [[official]]s, generally [[ringside]] [[judge]]s, during a [[bout]] through successful punches to his opponent's head and body, [[knockdown]]s, [[defense]], and the like. A boxer can also lose points by commiting a [[foul]]. A boxer who accumulates more points at the bout's conclusion wins the [[decision]] or a [[win on points]]--unless the bouts ends by [[knockout]], [[technical knockout]], or [[no contest]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:02, 7 March 2005

A boxer earns points from officials, generally ringside judges, during a bout through successful punches to his opponent's head and body, knockdowns, defense, and the like. A boxer can also lose points by commiting a foul. A boxer who accumulates more points at the bout's conclusion wins the decision or a win on points--unless the bouts ends by knockout, technical knockout, or no contest.