down for the count
What Is The Definition Of Down For The Count In Boxing & MMA?
1. This refers to when a fighter has been knocked down to the canvas during a match and they cannot stand back on their feet before the end of the 10-second count by the referee.
If a fighter is down for the count, the winning fighter is granted a win by knockout.
Examples Of How Down For The Count Is Used In Commentary
1. Tyson gets hit with multiple jabs to the body and head, then counters with a strong right cross that sends his opponent to the canvas. The cross proved to be too much for him as he’s down for the count.
Sport The Term Is Used
Also Seen As
1. Down and out