Pokemon TCG: “The Defending Pokemon” vs “Your Opponent’s Active Pokemon”

Is there a difference between “the defending pokemon” and “your opponent’s active pokemon”? This came about when using Cobalion’s Iron Breaker move, which does 80 damage and reads “The Defending Pokemon can’t attack during your opponent’s next turn”. See the card here. If you consider this to mean any pokemon your opponent puts into play, then […]