Originally Posted by Redwood
The best example I can think of for defense being overlooked in the official scoring is the Abril vs Rios fight, Abril DOMINATED with his defense and ring generalship, and I think he even outlanded Rios, yet he STILL lost the decision. Too many judges seem to base their scoring on clean punches landed ONLY, fighters with elite boxing skills have NOT gotten their just rewards in the past year or so (JMM vs Pac 3, Campillo, Abril).
That was an example of RD-robbery decision. Don't lose your time to go into the details