Originally Posted by The Spider
Dawson was specifically chosen because they thought Flintoff with zero experience, could beat him, and that's how it panned out.
That was certainly the case, but I don't know if Freddie really deserved the victory.
They only gave Dawson a 10-9 for the second round, where he scored the knockdown. If you gave Dawson a 10-8 and Freddie the other three rounds, it's a 38-38 draw.