flee*ing the mat
What Is The Definition Of Fleeing The Mat In Wrestling?
1. This is a term used in wrestling to describe when an athlete leaves the mat in order to avoid engaging with their opponent and wrestling. Depending on how often and in which manner the athlete flees the mat, they may be issued a caution or their opponent can be awarded a point. If an athlete gets three cautions during the match for fleeing the mat, they are disqualified.
Examples Of How Fleeing The Mat Is Used In Commentary
1. Jones gets flagged with a caution and his opponent is awarded a point after he’s called for fleeing the mat.
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