Originally Posted by IntentionalButt
I placed a bit on the Lion and must confess I'm actually somewhat nervous about the possibility of a counter-
robbery (or a preemptive strike robbery, if you will). There might be so much sympathy built up for Abril because of the Rios debacle that judges could unfairly sway in his direction if there are close rounds - and given their styles, there's no reason to expect there won't be close rounds. It's actually Bogere I'm worried about getting the shaft, ironically. 1/4 and 11/4? That's just...bananas.
Agree, Pacquaio is a recent example, went from getting a gift against JMM3 to getting robbed vs Bradley, judges can tend to 'even it up.'