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Fleeing A Hold

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What Is The Definition Of Fleeing A Hold In Wrestling?

1. This is a term used in wrestling to describe when an athlete openly avoids making contact in order to prevent their opponent from getting a hold. It is up to the referee to monitor this and to make sure that either wrestler does not commit this infraction, and if they do, the referee can then issue a caution. If the fleeing is severe or occurs often, points may be awarded to the opponent. In addition, if a player receives three cautions in one match, they will be disqualified.

Examples Of How Fleeing A Hold Is Used In Commentary

1. Burroughs is awarded a point after his opponent refuses to latch on and gets penalized for fleeing a hold.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Wrestling

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