The metaphor in this next article is exactly right. They were slugging it out with the "ref" taking a few punches on the champ as well.
And now for a look at the biased "ref," Chris Wallace. A journalist's job is to be neutral in his actions even if he not personally neutral in his preferences. Chalk Wallace's performance up as a catastrophic fail! He showed what a hack he is as he shilled for Biden the Buffoon.