Found July 02, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
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(Timothy Bradley, at left, after fighting Manny Paquiao, at right) What to do, what to do with the whole crazy Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao decision, rankings-wise? That was the big dilemma for this update of the pound-for-pound rankings of the best boxers in the world, regardless of weight. I think it boils down to what kind of rankings you're talking about here. At welterweight, I think Bradley should be above Pacquiao, something Ring Magazine contemplated doing. Unfortunately, that magazine has taken to frequently ignoring official results, something that was once a rarity in those pages (based on my survey of 13 past controversial decisions, dating back to the 1940s, Ring favored the official winner in 11 of those cases). No other sport that I know of -- no matter how ambiguously that sport is scored, or how controverial was some sort of judicial/official/referee call -- ignores official results. If you win, you win, period. And if you beat somebody in divisio...
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