The Worst Decision in Boxing 2012
Boxing in 2012 had more than its fair share of bad decisions. The "robbery" in boxing is something that cans have come to expect from time to time, but what used to be a somewhat rare occurrence has seemingly become a plague over the past few years. That unfortunate trend continued here in 2012, and even reached the absolute top levels of the sport. The choice of the worst decision and biggest robbery of the year is an easy one.
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2012 Robbery of the Year: Manny Pacquiao Loses to Timothy Bradley
Credit: Will Hart - HBO
Boxing fans across the globe were both shocked and outraged when Timothy Bradley managed to win a Split Decision against Manny Pacquiao on June 9th of this year. Scoring the fight live, I thought Pacquiao was a clear winner, to the tune of a dominant 117-111 scorecard.
The outcome never seemed in question, nor did there seem to be any impending drama. That showed us, as two of three judges ...