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The ending of a fight by the referee on the grounds of one contestant's inability to continue, the opponent being declared the winner.
- ‘However, the return might take a little longer as South African boxing rules insist a fighter be suspended for two months after a technical knockout defeat.’
- ‘It was the first time in his career that he had been beaten by a technical knockout.’
- ‘He scored a brilliant third-round technical knockout in a battle which saw both fighters staggering across the ring.’
- ‘Ali was not at his best, but won with an 11 th-round technical knockout.’
- ‘He scored a technical knockout early in the first round.’
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