Originally Posted by Primadonna Kool
Judges are not taking the punches!
The bottom line is the coverage via TV has better angles and overall by far better coverage.
The judge is looking through the ropes, and at times may have their vision blocked, or they might not be able to see both fights equally.
I sometimes wonder if you're slow. YOU HAVE MISSED THE POINT!
YOU CAN HEAR THE IMPACT OF SHOTS AND SEE THE DIRECT EFFECTS OF THEM BETTER FIRST HAND THAN THROUGH TV.
The whole point is that elevating the judges ABOVE the ropes and the fighters would help their visibility.