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What Is The Definition Of Passivity In Wrestling?

1. Passivity is a term used to reference when a wrestler is refusing to wrestler, holding, or using any other method to avoid wrestling their opponent. In other words, they’re being passive.

If a wrestler is identified by the referee as being passive, they will be given a warning. A wrestler will receive three warnings before the referee gives their opponent 1-point. For each subsequent offense from there on, a point is given to their opponent and there is no limit to the amount of points that can be awarded.

Example Of How Passivity Is Used In Commentary

1. The referee issues a point to Cejudo after his opponent once again flees and refuses to engage him, further delaying the match.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Wrestling

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