*go the dis*tance*

**What Is The Definition Of Go The Distance?**

*What Is Go The Distance In Baseball?*

1. This term is used to describe when a starting pitcher throws a **complete game**.

*What Is Go The Distance In Boxing?*

1. This refers to when a boxer fights a full bout, or stands for all rounds, without being knocked out. When a boxing match goes the distance, the match winner is then determined by the number of points each boxer has. The boxer with the most points wins or there can also be a tie if each boxer has the same number of points.

**Examples Of How Go The Distance Is Used In Commentary**

1. The starting pitcher threw a great game tonight, going the distance allowing only one run, **striking out** nine and only **walking** one batter..

2. The two fighters fought a grueling battle in the ring tonight, with them both going the distance and the victory going to the defending heavyweight champion.

**Sports The Term Is Used**

1. **Baseball**

2. Softball

3. **Boxing**

**Also Known As:**

1. **Go The Route**