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10 POINT MUST SYSTEM (Luật thắng bắt buộc 10 điểm)  look up translate image
In the 10 Point Must System of scoring a fight the winner of a round must receive 10 points. The loser of a round will receive from 9 to 6 points. A close round: 10-9. One knockdown: 10-8. Two knockdowns: 10-7. Three knockdowns: 10-6. No knockdown but one fighter completely dominates round: 10-8. Can't pick a winner: 10-10.
ALPHABET SOUP (các ban phê chuẩn)  look up translate image
Alphabet soup refers to the abbreviations of the numerous boxing sanctioning bodies such as IBA, IBO, NABA, NABC, NABF, WBF, WBO, etc. that have sprung up since the 1980s that sponsor championship fights and hand out title belts for 17 different weight classes.
ASSOCIATION OF BOXING COMMISSIONS (liên đoàn boxing ABC)  look up translate image
Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) is an organization composed of members from state and tribal boxing commissions in the US and Canada. It was established after the US Senate and House of Representatives enacted the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996 and Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act to protect boxers and clean up the boxing industry. ABC sets minimum boxing safety guidelines and boxing regulations that states need to follow.
BARE-KNUCKLE BOXING (đấm bốc không dùng găng)  look up translate image
Bare-knuckle boxing aka fisticuffs is the original form of boxing dating back to Ancient Greece. It's the more savage precursor to the Marquess of Queensberry rules, which mandated the use of gloves.
BARNBURNER (trận đấu gay cấn)  look up translate image
A barnburner is a very good fight. One that is very intense and exciting, a real nail-biter. A fight that is so close it's hard to predict who will come out the winner until seconds before it ends.
BELOW THE BELT (dưới thắt lưng)  look up translate image
Below the belt is an imaginary line from the belly button to the top of the hips where a boxer is not supposed to hit. To hit below the belt is to not behave according to the rules or decency.

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  • BODY PUNCHES (cú đấm vào sườn)  look up translate image
    Body punches particularly a left hook delivered to the floating rib area (the bottom of the rib cage and towards the side) where the liver is can stop a fighter if landed perfectly. Body punches delivered not quite so precisely but repeatedly round after round wears a boxer down. A sore gut, bruised ribs makes it hard to breath.
    BOLO PUNCH (cú móc nhanh từ dưới lên, cú đấm "bolo")  look up translate image
    A bolo punch is a flashy wide sweeping uppercut that is more about showboating than power. The bolo punch might not even be thrown at all but rather used to distract the opponent so you can hit them with your other hand.

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  • BOUT (trận boxing có nhiều hiệp)  look up translate image
    A bout is a boxing match consisting of rounds with a one minute break.
    BOXERS HANDSHAKE (chạm găng)  look up translate image
    Touching knuckles is how boxers greet each other whether they're wearing gloves or not. Touching gloves before the opening bell is also part of boxing protocol.
    BOXING COMMISSION (hội quyền Anh)  look up translate image
    A boxing commission is an entity authorized under state law to regulate professional boxing matches. For all state commissions see boxing commissions.
    BRAWLER (đấu thủ chậm chạp nhưng ra đòn hiểm)  look up translate image
    A brawler is a slugger. It's a boxer who lacks finesse in the ring, moves slower, lacks mobility, has a predictable punching pattern, but makes up for all that with raw power and the ability to knockout their opponents with a single punch.
    BREADBASKET (vùng bụng)  look up translate image
    Breadbasket is the stomach area.
    BUM RUSH (đánh dồn dập)  look up translate image
    Bum rush or bum's rush indicates the way you hustle someone out, to rush an opponent to get them out of the fight fast.
    CANDY CANE (cú móc xuống bằng tay phải)  look up translate image
    The candy cane was a body punch used by Sugar Ray Robinson thrown with a right hand to the body slightly turning it over and pushing downward.
    CATCHER (võ sĩ dùng đầu để cản đòn)  look up translate image
    A catcher is a fighter who uses his head to block the other guy's punches. This kind of boxing strategy doesn't lead to long careers.
    CATCHWEIGHT (đấu lệch hạng cân)  look up translate image
    It's a weight mutually agreed upon by two boxers. It's when boxers in different weight classes meet in the middle. A catchweight fight is made at a middle-of-the-road weight between two weight divisions.
    CHIN (khả năng chịu đòn)  look up translate image
    Having a chin, whiskers or granite like jaw means having the ability to absorb punches when you get hit with a big shot and stay standing, to remain on your feet despite seeing black flashing lights, blurred, double or triple vision and feeling a buzz that goes all the way to your toes. Some say you are either born with a good chin or not. Other says it's a mental toughness that when your brain tells you to go down to the canvas you will yourself to stay on your feet.
    CLINCH (ôm để tránh đòn)  look up translate image
    A clinch is a last resort defensive technique. It's when one boxer holds onto the other to avoid being hit or muffle an opponent's attack.
    COMBINATION (liên hoàn cước)  look up translate image
    A combination is a series of punches thrown in sequence like a left jab, followed by a straight right, followed by a left hook.
    COMPUBOX  look up translate image
    CompuBox is a computer program that was developed in 1985 by CompuBox, Inc. that counts and categorizes punches that are thrown and connected in boxing matches. It's used by TV networks to report punch stats to the audience on televised fights and also by promoters and trainers to help them analyze future opponents and fighter's sparring sessions.
    CORNER MAN (người chăm sóc võ sĩ trên góc võ đài)  look up translate image
    At the junction of the ropes (a corner of the ring) where a boxer rests between rounds his second, the corner man advises him, gives him water, tries to reduce swelling and stop bleeding.
    COUNT (đếm)  look up translate image
    A count is tolling of the seconds by the referee after a boxer is knocked down. If a boxer is still down at the end of the count of ten then the fight is over by knockout.
    COUNTERPUNCH (phản đòn)  look up translate image
    A counterpuncher waits for his opponent to throw a punch, blocks or slips past them, and then exploits the opening in the opponent's position with a counter attack or punch.
    CROSS (cú đấm thẳng bằng tay thuận)  look up translate image
    A cross is a power punch thrown with the boxer's dominant hand. It's also called a straight right, right or straight punch.

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  • DIRTY FIGHTING (đánh bẩn, đánh phạm luật)  look up translate image
    Holding an opponent's head down and hitting face with uppercuts or ribs with hooks, rabbit punches, elbowing, forearm in the throat, armbar in a clinch, late punches, low blows, step on an opponent's foot and punch, continuous headbutting and making it look accidental.
    DOWN AND OUT (thua trắng lưng)  look up translate image
    Lack of prospects, penniless. A boxer who is utterly defeated. Knocked down to the canvas and out of consciousness.
    DOWN FOR THE COUNT (thua nốc-out)  look up translate image
    A boxer who is knocked down for the count of ten.
    DRAW (trận hòa)  look up translate image
    A draw is when both boxers tie or earn equal number of points from the judges'scoring the fight. Example: 1114-114, 114-114, 114-114
    FALL THROUGH THE ROPES (ngã qua dây chão)  look up translate image
    If a boxer is knocked out of the ring through the ropes he or she is given a 20 count to get back into the ring on their feet. They can't be assisted or it will be considered a knockout.
    FEINT (đòn lừa)  look up translate image
    A feint is a fake punch or any offensive movement used to get your opponent to react and move out of his good offensive position opening himself up to your real attack.
    FIGHT CARD (giải đầu tổ chức các trận đồng thời)  look up translate image
    A fight card or card is a program of boxing consisting of all the boxing matches that take place during a boxing event. Fight cards consist of a main event and an undercard of the rest of the matches.
    FLASH KNOCKDOWN (nốc-ao hụt, ngã rồi dậy luôn)  look up translate image
    A flash knockdown occurs when a boxer is knocked down but gets back on his feet before the referee begins the count. It's also known as a no-count.
    FOULS (lỗi)  look up translate image
    Foul are actions by a boxer that the referee doesn't feel meet the standard of a fair blow or is unsportsmanlike conduct. There are intentional fouls and accidental fouls. The most common fouls are headbutts, holding and low blows. For a complete list see boxing fouls.
    GATE (số tiền bán vé trận đấu)  look up translate image
    The gate is the total amount of money that a boxing match brings in from the people who attended it.
    GLASS JAW (võ sĩ hay bị thua nốc-out, võ sĩ gà)  look up translate image
    A boxer who is especially susceptible to a knockout is said to have a glass jaw or glass chin.
    GO THE DISTANCE (đánh đến hết trận)  look up translate image
    A boxer goes the distance when he can fight through all the scheduled rounds.
    GO TO THE SCORECARDS (định thắng bại bằng tính điểm)  look up translate image
    Go to the scorecards means that after a fight has gone its schedule number of rounds the judges'score cards will determine the winner. It is also used when there is a fight stoppage due to an accidental head butt if the fight has gone beyond 4 rounds.
    HAYMAKER (cú đấm hết sức để hạ nốc-ao)  look up translate image
    A haymaker is a wild swinging punch thrown with all of the person's weight behind it in an attempt to knockout the other person. You usually see haymakers in street fighting or in the movies. Haymakers are also used in boxing as a last resort. They deliver enough force to break a man's jaw. The term first appeared in 1912, perhaps from the 1880"hit the hay"or"go to sleep".
    HEADBUTT (cú húc đầu)  look up translate image
    A headbutt occurs when a boxer's head is brought forward beyond his or her leading foot and gloves. The head is then swung left or right or up and down and it strikes the opponent. Headbutts can cause a serious cut or damaging head blow. It's up to the referee to determine whether a headbutt is accidental or intentional.

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  • HITTING ON THE BREAK (đấm khi trọng tài yêu cầu dừng)  look up translate image
    Hitting on the break occurs when the referee breaks apart two boxers who are clinching and one boxer immediately hits his opponent instead of taking a mandatory full step back.
    HOOK (cú móc)  look up translate image
    A hook is an inside power punch. It's a short sideways punch delivered with the elbow bent so the arm forms sort of a hook. The temple, side of the jaw, ribs and liver is the target.
    INFIGHTING (đánh áp sát)  look up translate image
    Fighting at close range.
    INSIDE FIGHTER (võ sĩ đánh áp sát)  look up translate image
    An inside fighter or infighter gets in close, tries to close the gap between himself and his opponent then he overwhelms his opponent with a flurry of hooks and uppercuts. Inside fighters have to be quick and masters of counterpunching.
    JAB (cú đấm thọc từ cằm thẳng sang đối thủ)  look up translate image
    The jab is the busiest punch in boxing. It's a punch thrown quickly with your leading hand straight from the chin in direct line to your target.

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    JOURNEYMAN (võ sĩ lót đường)  look up translate image
    A journeyman is a boxer with good boxing skills who strives to succeed but who has limitations and little or no expectations of winning a fight. Journeymen are often hired on short notice to fight up-and-coming prospects and contenders to pad their records.
    KIDNEY PUNCH (cú đấm vào sau lưng)  look up translate image
    A kidney punch is a blow to the lower back which is illegal in boxing due to the damage it causes to ones kidneys.
    KISSED THE CANVAS (ngã úp mặt xuống sàn)  look up translate image
    When a boxer is knocked down face first on to the canvas. In the old days they would say "His face was in the resin of the canvas".
    KNOCKDOWN (bị đấm ngã)  look up translate image
    A knockdown occurs when a boxer get hits and touches the floor with any part of the his body other than his feet, is being held up by the ropes, or is hanging on, through, or over the ropes and cannot protect himself or fall to the floor.
    KNOCKDOWN EIGHT COUNT (đếm đến 8 khi bị đấm ngã)  look up translate image
    In the case of a knockdown, the eight count is mandatory. The referee can stop the count and the fight at any point he decides the downed boxers safety is at risk. A downed boxer is allowed a ten count in which to get up unassisted. If the boxer gets up before the count of ten is reached and goes back down immediately without being struck by the opponent, the referee resumes the count where he left off.
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