Category: Featured News
Published on Monday, 16 April 2012 11:55
Written by Super User
by Jody Kohn
I hate to keep pounding out negative articles on a sport I really love. But if I didn't care, I guess I would just let the travesty that happened on Saturday night just pass on by without feeling the need to comment. However, those who know me know that I rarely stay silent on such things.
Once again, we had a fighter who went out and busted his ass get completely robbed of a well earned victory. Even for boxing, a sport with a long history of poor decisions, it seems like this is happening more often than ever. Richard Abril put on a great performance, easily outpointing Brandon Rios according to anyone who knows anything about boxing. Apparently two of the three judges scoring the fight know nothing about boxing giving Rios a clear victory. Outside of Rios, those judges, and Top Rank, it is hard to find a single person in the boxing community who gave Rios the decision.
Read more: Rios' "win" another black eye for the sport