In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(read as: nocaut or (in Spain) cao) K. O. técnico masculine
- It was the first time in his career that he had been beaten by a technical knockout.
- 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.
- 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.
- He scored a brilliant third-round technical knockout in a battle which saw both fighters staggering across the ring.
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