Biggest robberies of all time

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  1. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Boxing Addict Full Member

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    East Europeans are often robbed in other countries:

    Korobov-Aleem
    Korobov-Charlo
    Kalajdzic-Brown
    Salamov-Hooper
    Postol-Ramirez
    Kotelnik-Alexander
     
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  2. Fuzzykat

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    Briggs-Foreman was a real head scratcher to me at the time. I loved how beautifully Foreman handled it during his post-fight interview. He knew he had been jobbed but refused to complain about it.

    I thought Whitaker clearly decisioned Chavez. I didn't think it was close. First Holyfield-Lewis fight bothered me. I thought Bradley-Pacquiao was off.

    Some of the famous controversial decisions I've been ok with. I've watched Norton-Ali 3, Holmes-Spinks 2, Hagler-Leonard quite a few times. Last time I watched them, I had Ali, Holmes and Leonard up by 1 point. Really too close to call in my opinion.
     
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  3. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Boxing Addict Full Member

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    And Shultz was robbed in a previous fight with Foreman.

    Botha was robbed against Briggs as well.
     
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  4. Mickea4

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    Question, and I mean no disrespect because it actually made me laugh out loud for the first time in a while... Who the f*** is prudnenikov? Haha
     
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  5. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    this is not a robbery, this is a felony. I mean, literally the referee should have ended in jail. That fight is a shame to this sport. And not because of the winner/loser, but because of how those *******s play with the life of the fighters.
     
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  6. Showstopper97

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    JJW against Louis 1
    Foreman against Briggs
    Korobov against Charlo
     
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  7. Philly161

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

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    I agree with these except I think the first Holmes spinks fight was close enough to go either way but Larry won that second fight convincingly on my card
     
  8. Bujia

    Bujia Active Member Full Member

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    Which Ottke fights were robberies and how did you score them?
     
  9. Boxing2019

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

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    In the first fight Spinks was very adept at putting together a series of outbursts in the last rounds to convince the judges...and he had success.
     
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    Brandon Rios v Richar Abril
     
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  11. ideafix12

    ideafix12 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Quickly i add some not mentioned yet

    Donald - Valuev
    Abril - Rios
    Chisora - Helenius
    Fury - Wilder was a robbery IMO
     
  12. DONT B SCARED

    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    Fenech v Azumah Nelson 1 was 1 of the worst robberies of alltime
     
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    Hagler vs Leonard
    Norton vs Holmes
     
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    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    Marquez vs pac 3
    Kov vs ward 1
     
  15. Aussie Invader

    Aussie Invader Well-Known Member Full Member

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    this was a sweet case of justice IMO.
    sturm was a 4-5 time 'world champion' who was the poster child for a paper champion.
    had a lucrative TV deal in germany so long as he had 'a belt' and he made a lot of money while staying well away from the big players in the division.

    so oscar offers him a dream fight in the US (so that oscar has a belt to bring to the hopkins fight) and sturm cashes in.
    small fish who fights for $$$ got fed to a cash cow to increase the appeal of a 'super fight' with hopkins, who had been the king at MW (sturm's division) for years.
     
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