Blog Posts by Refath Cit

  • Boxin-and-robberies

    One of the reasons is because if a fight goes the full distance to a decision then it is up to three judges to score the bout in what pretty much is a very subjective manner. From personal bias to just plain corruption, a boxing judge can totally alter the outcome of a fight so much so that many fight fans and media may be quick to call that decision a robbery. These robberies are overall bad for the image and reputation of the sport of boxing and for the most part, fight fans and media feel betrayed and even disgusted when a clear blatant robbery has taken place right before their own eyes. A robbery is when one fighter clearly wins a huge wide unanimous decision of about nine rounds or more, but gets screwed when the decision is announced and his opponent who clearly lost gets awarded the decision win. Other top boxing journalists expressed to me that a robbery can also be other things. For example, after Pacquiao vs. Marquez III, one journalist told me, in his view, when a highly

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