Biggest robberies of all time

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  1. Mordechai

    Mordechai Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I need some help. What are the biggest robberies of the last 20 years?

    - Every Sven Ottke fight
    - sturm vs odlh
    - ggg vs canelo 1 and 2
    - ward vs kovalev 1
    - leonard vs hagler
    - holyfield vs lewis 1
    - lomachenko vs salido
    - lara vs canelo
    - Paxcman vs horn
    - Bradley vs prudnenikov
    - huck against a lot of guys (especially lebedev)
    - holyfield vs valuev
    - miranda vs abraham

    Who knows other robberies
     
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  2. tommoalex

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  3. Philly161

    Philly161 "Fundamentals are the crutch of the talentless" Full Member

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    a lot of these are not robberies but just close fights. for something to be the "biggest robbery, " shouldn't it be an obvious UD for one person going either draw or to the other person?

    like why have leonard hagler on there (not a robbery at all) but not leonard hearns 2 (even SRL says Tommy won)? where's sweet pea vs chavez? Bradley vs Pacman is way more of a robbery than Bradly vs Provodnikov.

    holy lewis 1 and holy valuev were robberies, that is true. the rest of this list is dubious and seems like just times you were mad about a decision.
     
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  4. Dannymita

    Dannymita Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Pernell Vs Ramirez
    And also Vs chavez
    Fury Vs mcdermott 1
    Marquez Vs Pacquiao 3
    Miguel Vasquez Vs O'Hara Davies n Lewis ritson
    Ottke Vs Reid
     
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  5. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Golovkin-Dereyvenchenko
     
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  6. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It’s more than 20 years, but the most outrageous robbery ever is still Juan Coggi-Eder Gonzalez 1

    It’s bad enough to win 8 of 12 rounds and lose the decision. It’s even worse when you really win by knockout or win by DQ on three separate occasions, but the ref/timekeeper rules than you didn’t, and then you lose the fight.



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    1. Roy Jones Jr's gold medal olympic fight.
    2. BS ref stoppage of Meldrick Taylor vs JCC. Taylor was robbed of his victory.
     
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  8. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Pretty much. Leonard-Hagler is like the most evenly debated controversial decision ever. I get the impression if you polled 100 big time boxing fans/historians and asked who won, 45 would say Ray, 45 would say Marvin, and 10 would have it even. I would be among those 10.

    Golovkin-Canelo 2 is another very close fight l that I scored 114-114. Not a robbery at all.
     
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  9. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I beat Mike Tyson many times before I beat Super Macho Man. All I did was use that code and fight him over and over again until I could finally beat him.
     
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  10. Boxing2019

    Boxing2019 If you can dream it, you can do it Full Member

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    Foreman v Briggs
    Holyfield v Valuev
    Holyfield: Gold medal Los Angeles
    Holmes v Spinks I and II
    Pearson v K. Taylor I
     
  11. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Debatable decisions are not robberies.

    Just because your favourite fighter/s lost a decision does not make it a robbery which I sense is the agenda behind this thread. Golovkin lost a close fight to Canelo same as Lomachenko lost to Salido in a close fight, that's what the history books will quite rightly show and all the bitterness, crying and shouts of robbery ain't changing it.
     
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  12. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

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    Lol, close fights are now “robberies”
     
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    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

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    Whitaker Chavez sr
     
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  14. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

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    Fury Wilder & Fury McDermott 1 were not robberies.

    One judge giving it wide to Wilder was corruption, Alejandro Rochin. The fight itself Fury 114-112 was an average scorecard. If the fight was ruled in Wilders favour then we can start talking robbery.

    McDermott the Referee giving it to Fury is just a stupid system that changed consequently. Again a close fight many giving it to John by a couple of points.

    Marquez Vs Pacquiao 3 is one of the first robberies I saw as a boxing fan where my heart sank into my stomach I felt so bad for Marquez. Then Bradley Pacquiao 1.
     
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  15. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Boxing Addict Full Member

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    - Every Sven Ottke fight - no, Ottke was a good boxer, deserved most if not all of his wins
    - sturm vs odlh - yes, robbery
    - ggg vs canelo 1 and 2 - first one yes, second was close though
    - ward vs kovalev 1 - yes, clearly a robbery
    - leonard vs hagler - close fight
    - holyfield vs lewis 1 - yes, one of the worst robberies ever
    - lomachenko vs salido - yes, referee Lawrence Cole should be banned from boxing
    - lara vs canelo - no, Lara ran too much, too reluctant to engage
    - Pacquiao vs horn - yes
    - Bradley vs prudnenikov - yes
    - huck against a lot of guys (especially lebedev) - Lebedev fight yes, and Huck was dirty and should have lost a few others by DQ
    - holyfield vs valuev - no, that was a myth created by commentators watching from a screen in the US, people who were actually at the fight including Americans thought it was a fair decision
    - miranda vs abraham - not really, and it was settled in the rematch anyway
     
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