Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 8/27/14
On Wednesday the WBO completed its review of Timothy Bradley’s controversial split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao from June 9. A panel of five international judges re-watched the fight and scored it. The results showed what we all already knew: Pacquiao won the fight. On the night in question, judges Duane Ford and C.J. Ross both had Bradley winning 115-113, while Jerry Roth scored it 115-113 for Pacquiao. The WBO’s panel of judges – who are all said to be accomplished with world title experience – disagreed with that June 9 ruling. The judges, whose names were not disclosed, all gave the fight to Pacquiao and their scores were: 118-110, 117-111, 117-111, 116-112, 115-113. HBO’s broadcasters and virtually every member of the media at ringside had Pacquiao clearly winning the fight and the crowd roundly booed the decision. I scored the fight 117-111 for Pacquiao but thought I was being kind to Bradley by giving him three rounds. WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel s...
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2 Comments:
  • Never mind the WBO. Anyone that watched the fight and has even limited scoring knowledge,knows you have to Take the Championship from the holder.Forty years of watching fights live and on TV,this was the biggest rip off i have seen!And i have seen some good ones.CompUBox had it a landslide,Ringside the same.I watched it 2 times and came up with the same thing they said.Boxing needs to go back to 1 belt per division,This would end allot of corruption.
  • Of course Manny lost!!!.....All the MORE marketing for the re-match which had been ALREADY scheduled!!.....Hmmmmmm.
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