Video:Quick Tip: Can a Boxer Be Disqualified for a Foul?with Dave Gaudette
Boxers can be disqualified for a match if they commit an intentional foul. Watch this About.com video to see what can disqualify a boxer and the infamous example from Andrew Golota's championship fight against Riddick Bowe.See Transcript
Transcript:Quick Tip: Can a Boxer Be Disqualified for a Foul?
Hi, My name is Dave Gaudette. I own Front Range Boxing Academy and I train amateur and professional boxers, and I am here today with About.com.
Intentional Fouls Disqualify Boxers
A boxer can be disqualified for an intentional foul. Hitting below the belt, holding & hitting, rabbit punches, kidney punches. Sometimes with an intentional foul, they only take away two points. Other times, they stop the fight.
Andrew Golota's Disqualifications
An infamous example is Andrew Golota's fight with Riddick Bowe. Golota was winning two of those fights up until the late rounds, and he hit Bowe low, below the belt, and it cost him the world championship, twice.
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