What is knockout?

  • (adj): Very strong or vigorous.
    Example: "A knockout punch"
    Synonyms: hard, severe
    See also — Additional definitions below


A knockout (also referred to as a K.O.) is a fight-ending, winning criterion in several full-contact combat sports, such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, mixed martial arts, Karate and other sports involving striking. A full knockout is considered any legal strike or combination thereof that renders an opponent unable to continue fighting.

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Some articles on knockout:

Randy Couture Vs. Chuck Liddell
... All three fights have ended in knockout and have been for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship ... meeting at UFC 43, Couture won by technical knockout at 240 in the third round ... The second time, after The Ultimate Fighter 1, at UFC 52 Liddell won by knockout at 206 in the very first round ...
Knockout - Knockdown
... A flash knockdown is a knockdown where the fighter hits the canvas but recovers quickly enough that a count is not started. ...
SLC5A2 - Model Organisms
... Slc5a2 knockout mouse phenotype Characteristic Phenotype Homozygote viability Normal Fertility Normal Body weight Normal Anxiety Normal Neurological assessment ... A conditional knockout mouse line, called Slc5a2tm1a(KOMP)Wtsi was generated as part of the International Knockout Mouse Consortium program — a high-throughput ...
Carlos Andino - Kickboxing Record
... Method Date Round Time Event Location Notes Win 1-0-0 Tony Santaigo Knockout 016 ... Independent Promotion Everglades City, Florida Kickboxing Win ...
Marcelo Quiñones - Professional Career
... began his professional career as a boxer on September 27, 1971, winning Carlos Bazán by knockout in Lima ... the South American middleweight title with a knockout in twelve rounds victory over Luiz Fabre, on August 9 in Lima ... Quiñones won 31 bouts, losing 8 and drawing in 1, with 18 wins by knockout ...

More definitions of "knockout":

  • (noun): A blow that renders the opponent unconscious.
    Synonyms: KO