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Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 02 Oct 2014

Boxing must reform scoring to stop the sport becoming a laughing stock

AS Paul Smith stood there distraught in a German ring after 12 hard rounds with WBO king Arthur Abraham, you would need a heart of stone not to feel for him.

By Chris McKenna / Published 2nd October 2014

DEVASTATED: Paul Smith was very hard done by in the scoring of his bought with Arthur Abraham.

The Liverpool super-middleweight gave it all in what could end up being his only world title shot, but was robbed of a fair crack by the three men ringside in Kiel.

The outcry was correct, yet another dodgy decision in Germany and WBO chief Paco Valcarcel admitted Spanish judge Fernando Laguna “screwed up”.

The official had Abraham a 119-109 winner in fight that was nip and tuck and evenly contested over 12 rounds. Laughable.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DAILY MAIL AT: http://www.dailystar...-laughing-stock
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hitman_hatton1's Photo hitman_hatton1 02 Oct 2014

been moaning about the scoring of fights for as long as i can remember.

the more judges the better if u ask me.

why not 5 opinions. <_<

until promoters stop paying judges expenses fees then the whiff of suspicion will never go away.
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