Controversial Mayweather Judge Steps Down

Floyd Mayweather outclassed Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Sunday, landing twice as many punches over a 12-round dismantling. The AP's unofficial scorecard had it 119-109 Mayweather, and pretty much every observer was in agreement. Except for one of the three judges, C.J. Ross, who inexplicably had it a 114-114 draw.… » 9/18/13 8:55am 9/18/13 8:55am

How Judges Score A Boxing Match (And How Manny Pacquiao Got Screwed)

Manny Pacquiao got beaten by ghosts Saturday night. That's what boxing judges are. They are not necessarily former fighters, or coaches, or other knowledgeable figures. They are not necessarily anything. They are people chosen by opaque and obscure boxing commissions to decide the outcome of fights based on little… » 6/11/12 3:20pm 6/11/12 3:20pm