In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1decisión no unánime femenino
- Just about the time you figured the gritty Colombian would exit, he came on in the late rounds to leave Judah with a split decision and his biggest consolation being his $400,000 purse.
- I just watched Kelvin Davis win a split decision over David Azille on ESPN2.
- This split decision by the usually unanimous committee gave ammunition to Bork's opponents.
- In front of more than 10,000 fans in his hometown, Pender ground out a split decision, as he finished better than the older man.
- Eliminate the point deductions and this becomes a close split decision that could have gone either way.
- Working behind an effective jab and a consistent left hook to the body, Leija weathered both an early and a late storm from his 21-year-old opponent, eking out a split decision victory.
- The gamble paid off - Leonard had just enough skill to stay out of the ageing Hagler's way for most of the night and was rewarded with a split decision, which boxing fans still question to this day.
- When the decision is announced, Leonard is awarded a split decision.
- Although Ali went the distance, the injury took its toll and Norton won on a split decision.
- Holmes would meet Spinks again seven months later losing a split decision, this time in a fight that most media and fans felt that he won.
- Morales had two torrid fights with Marco Antonio Barrera, winning a split decision in 2000, and losing a controversial decision two years later.
- Joel has not fought since his controversial second bout with Diego Corrales, which ended in a split decision.
- Buffaloes' welterweight boxer Maxwell Sosoka beat Kalewa's Josam Banda on unanimous points decision, while flyweight MacDonald Mutale won a split decision over Clifford Mukinga in a flyweight contest.
- It was a close fight, with most fans thinking Meehan had done enough to win the decision, but the judges, on a close split decision, thought otherwise.
- Again the cagy and crafty Spinks survives and comes on with a flurry in the last round and is awarded a split decision by the judges to retain the title.
- In his previous fight six months prior, he lost a split decision to the seventh ranked Norton.
- People can't get to their cars fast enough, but quite a few stayed and were treated to a very spirited six-round junior featherweight go that Kahren Hartyunyan won by a split decision over Marinho Gonzalez.
- Battaglia brought an impressive 21-3 slate into the ring with him and had mixed in world class before, when losing a split decision to German based Turk, Oktay Urkal.
- The venue was the 1984 Sunshine State Games where Tarver lost a split decision to Jones.
- In the rematch, Spinks won a controversial split decision over Holmes to retain the title.
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