Found February 19, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
Gabriel Campillo vs. Tavoris Cloud Saturday on Showtime offered the latest, exasperating installment in that phenomenon that is almost unique to boxing: something amazing happens, and then right afterward something so repugnant happens that it washes all the amazing away.Campillo has a history himself of being involved in these kind of scenarios, and it had to be deja vu for him to once more find himself the recipient of a loss he didn't deserve. The bad-luck light heavyweight heroically recovered from a two-knockdown 1st round to lay a serious beating on Cloud, yet one judge had it 116-110 for Cloud. Eight rounds. For Cloud. Somehow. The robbery was disgusting. That scorecard was obscene.The excellent undercard fight -- and horrendous ending -- overshadowed a main event that saw Paul Williams look a touch rejuvenated, albeit in a win against a third-tier junior middleweight in Nobuhiro Ishida. And all his flaws remain there to be exploited by a first-tier junior middleweight, i...
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