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It has taken me awhile to try to comprehend what happened in Las Vegas, but the unthinkable happened. And it had nothing to do with being out of shape, distractions, weight, endurance, height, and most importantly, not boxing. It had to do with boxing judges who either do not know what they were doing, or other sinister means were involved. Unfortunately I cannot say that it is one of the most crazy decisions I have seen in boxing, because I have seen worse. And that does not mean that it is right, not by a long stretch, but it makes a mockery again of the boxing world. Whoever the perpetrators are, and you know who you are, congratulations, you did your job good.
Although the entire world saw Manny Pacquiao, (54-4-2, 38KO’s), the eight time world champion and still current best pound for pound fighter in the world defend his WBO Welterweight title, the judges saw differently. I will state again as I said before, the opponent must undoubtedly win the majority of the rounds or knock...
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Timothy Bradley says he's received plenty of death threats since winning a controversial decision against Manny Pacquiao.
Timothy Bradley won a split decision Saturday night against Manny Pacquiao. I didn’t watch the fight, but only caught the highlights and replays. That said, you don’t have to be a boxing aficionado to realize that this outcome smells like sh*t. The result has been universally scoffed at by pundits, promoters and pretty much everyone who watched the fight. Even...
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What a weekend it has been. Pacquiao certainly looked as if he had thoroughly controlled Timothy Bradley, but guess what? The judges didn't seem to agree with the rest of the human world. Either way, with the Pacquiao vs. Bradley results in and the controversy still raging, it's time to go back to the rankings...
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Boxing and horse racing are still trying to live on the same things they did 100 years ago, when they, with baseball, were among the most popular sports in the country. This past Saturday, with a big fight and the Triple Crown finale the same day, these two museum-pieces...
Say you're a cheery, upbeat type and you want to look on the bright side of the embarrassing outcome in Las Vegas Saturday night, when two judges dumbfounded the world by awarding a decision victory to Timothy Bradley over Manny Pacquiao. It won't be all bad for business, you might say, and you might be right. Pacquiao is one of boxing's two true megastars, but Bradley...
The controversy stemming from Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao/Timothy Bradley disaster continues unabated. Promoter Bob Arum has refused to create a rematch between the two fighters unless an investigation is launched into the judging (and presumably the judges themselves) of the welterweight title fight.
Then-champion Pacquiao lost a very questionable decision to Bradley despite outlanding...
The Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley match this weekend stirred controversy in the world of boxing after Pacquiao lost the bout 115-113 in a split decision — It’s hard to believe anything that goes on in Boxing these days — WWE has more CRED at this point. -TO
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The boxing world is still in an uproar over Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao. While many believe that Pacquiao was robbed by the decision, one of the judges believes that people just don’t understand how fights are judged.
Duane Ford, one of two judges that scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Bradley, spoke to Yahoo! Sports to explain the way he saw the...
Boxer Timothy Bradley tweeted a picture featuring a poster of a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, which is likely to happen after the controversial decision Saturday night that gave Bradley the victory. The only problem: Bradley tweeted out this picture on May 29th, almost a full two weeks before the first fight happened.
So, did Bradley know something?
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One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be ''clarity'' in the judging of the fight.
WBO President Francisco ''Paco'' Valcarcel said in a statement Wednesday that the WBO's championship committee...
Bob Arum, Chairman and CEO of Top Rank, said today that he has submitted a formal request to the Nevada Attorney General’s office for a full and complete inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the scoring of Saturday’s WBO welterweight championship fight between defending champion Manny Pacquiao and challenger Timothy Bradley. The Pacquiao-Bradley welterweight title...
Now I haven't actually seen the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley that took place on Saturday night in Las Vegas, but I heard that the decision made by the three ringside judges was anything but fair. In fact, it was one of the worst decisions in the history of boxing. Bradley was given a split-decision victory, but from all reports it was clearly a dominant performance...
Last week, Matt Rury had an emergency appendectomy and had to miss Careless Whispers only upon the strenuous objections of his doctors. But ladies, Rury is back! This week the fellas will be doing a postmortem on the Celtics, discussing the Manny Pacquiao disaster in Vegas, and making their predictions for the Finals. Oh, and [...]
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Manny Pacquiao’s a weird dude. I just can’t put my finger on it. The bottom line is even though he lost the fight on Saturday, he’s still a winner because he wasn’t in jail. Feel me?
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