Originally written on North Texas Fisticuffs  |  Last updated 10/22/14
After supposedly losing to Indian welterweight Krishan Vikas last Friday night, and four hours later finding out the decision was overruled, Olympian Errol Spence from DeSoto, a Dallas, Texas suburb, is now the only boxer from the USA boxing team with a chance to win a medal. Just after getting his hand raised as the winner by the referee, who clearly knew who won, Spence’ hand had to be pulled down by the anxious referee after hearing Vikas was the winner. Luckily for Spence, his decision was overruled, unlike the biggest robbery in Olympic boxing which was against Roy Jones back in 1988. Jones clearly won by a mile, and even the winner from South Korea apologized to him after the fight. Although this is great news for the American boxing team, this is not what a boxer should have to go through. The odds of getting a decision overruled in the Olympics is almost impossible, but somehow the boxing Gods made it right. Unfortunately you see this time and time again in Olympic boxing. W...
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