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 bri****ation. 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.