Referee (boxing)

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The referee in boxing is the individual charged with enforcing the rules of that sport during a match.wikipedia
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Long count

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When a boxer is knocked down in a fight, the referee will count over them and the boxer must rise to their feet, unaided, by the count of ten or else deemed to have been knocked out.

Paolo Roberto

His coach said in a post fight interview that Paolo refused to give up and that's probably why the referee stopped the fight.

Carlos Padilla Jr.

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Carlos "Sonny" Dolorico Padilla Jr. (born 1934/35) was a boxing referee and judge from the Philippines.

Danny McFarlane (boxing referee)

Daniel (Danny) McFarlane (born 30 March 1967) is a former boxer turned British AIBA boxing referee, whose most high-profile bout saw Shakur Stevenson (United States), take on Robeisy Ramirez (Cuba) in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic bantamweight final.

Johnny LoBianco

Giovanni "Johnny" LoBianco (October 7, 1915 – July 16, 2001) was an American boxing referee for over 30 years, who was referee for a number of championship fights, including several that ended controversially, most notably Roberto Durán's successful 1972 dethroning of Ken Buchanan in which LoBianco ruled Durán the victor by knockout despite having appeared to have hit Buchanan with a low blow.

Richard Green (referee)

Richard Green
1937 – July 1, 1983) was a professional boxing referee.

Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield

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The referee officiating the fight was Mitch Halpern.

Ahmet Cömert

Ahmet Cömert (1926–1990) was a Turkish amateur boxer, coach, referee, judge and sports official.

Kick Kelly

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John O. "Kick" Kelly (October 31, 1856 – March 27, 1926), also nicknamed "Honest John" and "Diamond John," was an American catcher, manager and umpire in Major League Baseball who went on to become a boxing referee and to run gambling houses in his native New York City.

Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II

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The referee officiating the fight was Mills Lane, who was brought in as a late replacement when Tyson's camp protested the original selection of Mitch Halpern (who officiated the first fight) as the referee.

Vivian Harris

In December of the same year, Harris defeated Adam Salas, forcing the referee to stop the bout prematurely.

Jorge Rodrigo Barrios

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A few moments later, Barrios went to his knees and wobbled when he stood up, causing the referee to award Freitas a TKO victory.

Harry Gibbs (referee)

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Henry William Gibbs OBE (3 October 1920 – 16 November 1999) was an English boxing referee and judge.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz

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Referee Joe Cortez immediately called timeout and penalised Ortiz a point for the foul.

Mike Tyson

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After admonishing Ferguson several times to obey his commands to box, the referee finally stopped the fight near the middle of the sixth round.

No contest (combat sports)

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Referees were also known to stop bouts during this period, when they felt bouts were too slow due to lack of aggression from one or both boxers.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Referee Hamad Hafaz Shouman of Egypt mistakenly raised Mayweather's hand (thinking he had won), while the decision was announced giving the bout to the Bulgarian.

Tim Hurst

Timothy Carroll Hurst (June 30, 1865 – June 4, 1915) was an American sports official who worked as an umpire and manager in Major League Baseball and as a boxing referee in championship fights.

John Simpson (boxer)

John Simpson
Simpson lost a very close points decision as referee Phil Edwards scored the bout 115–114 in favour of Williams.

Roberto Vásquez

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On April 29, 2005, Vásquez knocked down Mendoza twice in the tenth round, and after the count of 10 the referee Luis Pabon ended the fight.

Walter Schlichter

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Henry Walter "Slick" Schlichter (1866-1944) was an American sports executive, sportswriter, and boxing referee.

José Luis Castillo

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Corrales then trapped Castillo against the ropes and landed numerous punches, causing the referee, Tony Weeks, to stop the fight.

Mik Basi

Amrik "Mik" Basi (born 21 May 1966 in Forest Gate in east London) is a British boxing referee based at Fairbairn Boxing Club in Ilford in the London Borough of Redbridge.

Travis Walker

In October 2007, Walker was involved in a controversial fight against another former amateur star in T.J. Wilson when the referee stopped the fight a mere fifteen seconds into the bout.

Brian O'Shea (boxer)

Brian O'Shea
Brian O'Shea (born in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former boxer, referee, and judge.