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It is not like attending a boxing match where there's a referee to keep both combatants from hitting below the belt.
However, Vazquez responded with a series of upper cuts and his trademark left hook to take control and Marquez had a point deducted by referee Pat Russell in the 10th round for hitting below the belt.
Fights should be held in a 24-foot square ring surrounded by ropes, a felled fighter had to rise within 30 seconds, if he was to be allowed to continue; biting, headbutting and hitting below the belt were outlawed.