Originally Posted by PityTheFool
I wasn't there,but I remember thinking any slim chance Ricky had went right then and there,and somehow at 8PM on the Saturday I was drugged with this gas that came out the drains or something,because for some inexplicable reason,I went into the bookies and stuck £200 on Ricky at 3/1.
And even more remarkably,the gas/poison wore off as soon as the double cenny left my hand.
Stranger than fiction.....but very true.
It's not strange. It's a well documented phenomenon.
It's called britardation. It affects who they bet on, what they say, how they view fighters. It's really sad when it happens, but researches are hopeful that it can be prevented.