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Knockdown

 

the condition of a boxer after a blow in which he is judged by the referee to be unable to continue the match for several seconds. The command to resume the match is given only after a count of eight, and only if the athlete is able to continue. In personal championship fights in the USSR, the match is ended after the second knockdown.

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