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Old 12-23-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
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Default It's not a robbery if it was a close fight

Pac-Bradley was. Adamek-Cunningham isn't because it was still a close fight that could be scored in different ways depending on the criteria of judging that judges use.

I don't think it really matters anyway. There will be a rematch and the fans will get treated to a great HW matchup again. Even if Cunningham won there would still be a rematch. The 3rd fight will not only be great but also tell who the better man is after a tied series in many people's minds.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: It's not a robbery if it was a close fight

Isn't the judging criteria the same everywhere?

Effective aggression, Clean effective punching, Ring generalship and defence.

Adamek was aggressive but I am not sure if he was effective enough with his aggression in enough rounds to get the win.

I point the above out as simply moving forward and being aggressive isn't a reason to score a round in that fighters favour.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:27 PM   #3
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:29 PM   #4
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Default Re: It's not a robbery if it was a close fight

Alexander/Matthysse was a close fight, but a clear robbery
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:30 PM   #5
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if the wrong guy won its robbery

not too many ppl making Adamek's case outside the ones youd expect to make his case
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:32 PM   #6
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It wasn't close, Cunningham should have won by 6 rounds.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:35 PM   #7
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Pac-Bradley was. Adamek-Cunningham isn't because it was still a close fight that could be scored in different ways depending on the criteria of judging that judges use.

I don't think it really matters anyway. There will be a rematch and the fans will get treated to a great HW matchup again. Even if Cunningham won there would still be a rematch. The 3rd fight will not only be great but also tell who the better man is after a tied series in many people's minds.
Only a brain dead moron would consider Pac-Bradley close.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:45 PM   #8
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Isn't the judging criteria the same everywhere?

Effective aggression, Clean effective punching, Ring generalship and defence.

Adamek was aggressive but I am not sure if he was effective enough with his aggression in enough rounds to get the win.

I point the above out as simply moving forward and being aggressive isn't a reason to score a round in that fighters favour.
How effective was Cunninghams aggression? From what I saw, it was non-existent.

How effective was Cunningham's punches? Adamek was never bothered or even fazed. His face was clean.

Ring Generalship means running around in circles trying to avoid a punch to the face?

I guess USS had good defense in the sense he wasn't knocked down. Didn't do much foir his face and in particular, his eye. What did Adamek look like after? Who did it look like had the better defense?
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #9
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it can be a close fight where 90% of anyone asked picks one guy over the other and no it may not be considered a robbery but a **** decision
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:50 PM   #10
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How effective was Cunninghams aggression? From what I saw, it was non-existent.

How effective was Cunningham's punches? Adamek was never bothered or even fazed. His face was clean.

Ring Generalship means running around in circles trying to avoid a punch to the face?

I guess USS had good defense in the sense he wasn't knocked down. Didn't do much foir his face and in particular, his eye. What did Adamek look like after? Who did it look like had the better defense?
wtf? did you even watch the fight? or did you watch it on an iphone? adameks face was busted up and bleeding
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:56 PM   #11
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wtf? did you even watch the fight? or did you watch it on an iphone? adameks face was busted up and bleeding
Adamek has a mouse under his left eye. Cunningham is having trouble seeing
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:02 PM   #12
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If a guy clearly wins 7 rds, don't get penalized, don't get dropped, but loses the decision, it's a robbery. Period.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:03 PM   #13
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If a boxer clearly wins 6 rounds, clearly loses 2 and 4 are debatable it's a close fight... But he still should never lose it.
Worst case scenario it's a draw, wich would be a bad decision already but at least mathematical possible.

It was that kinda fight. Everything from 114-114 to 118-110 for Cunningham was possible, A win for Adamek wasn't.

So it was a robbery.

edit: (while I was typing, someone already gave a short version of the story)
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:04 PM   #14
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Adamek has a mouse under his left eye. Cunningham is having trouble seeing
Pacquaio was more brusied up than Clottey's in their fight. Vitali was more bruised up than Johnson. Facial damage doesn't always tell the whole story of how a fight went.

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Old 12-23-2012, 04:08 PM   #15
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Just because a fight was close, doesnt mean it wasnt clear.
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