Originally Posted by dm29
It's very difficult to score the fight because Vitaly looked like a cripple in there. I think after round 3 he could hardly throw a jab. Vitaly was still up on scorecards, but he looked like he was in a lot of pain and he was more hurt when he thew left hand then when Byrd hit him. I just really don't like watching that fight.
He constantly threw with both hands throughout the fight though.
Rounds 5-9 were controlled by Byrd barring round 8 when Vitali had his best round in ages.
I had Byrd 1 point down at the time Vitali quit. he'd have certainly deserved a victory IMO had it carried on.