Found February 20, 2012 on
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More on Cloud-Campillo Verdict & Aftermath
"One of the hardest decisions I've ever had to announce." - Ring Announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr.
"How this fight could be scored 116-110 on a judge's scorecard is beyond comprehension. It's one of the most egregious decisions I've ever seen." - Showtime Analyst Al Bernstein
In retrospect, it was very appropriate that light heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Campillo raised his arms above his head at the conclusion of his fight on Saturday night.
To the live audience at the American Bank Center Arena in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the nationwide viewers of Showtime Championship Boxing, it appeared that Campillo was celebrating his dominant 12-round victory over IBF Champion Tavoris Cloud.
Credit: Esther Lin / Showtime
But after the incomprehensible decision rendered by two of the judges, the truth became apparent: Campillo had his hands up because he was being robbed!
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