Highly controversial fights that are forgotten

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  1. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

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    So why the childish Margarito " Rocks in hand" jibe ??? Both Duran & Lo Bianco should have been BANNED!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Dance84

    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

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    you take cheating very seriously ........
     
  3. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

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    Yes I do, boxing is a dangerous enough sport without people cheating to get unfair advantages. I firmly believe EVERY Ped's cheat, Every cash cow who get allowed unfair advantages to ensure they dont lose, Anyone that cheats in ANY way & is proven to do so should be banned. Every time a fighter climbs through the ropes he puts his life on the line & he should be protected from corruption
     
  4. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile I Live! I Die! I Live Again! Full Member

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    I made a thread about this in the General Forum roughly a month before this one. Here was my answer.
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  5. channy

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    Brodie v injin chi.
     
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  6. Boxing Prospect

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    Hiroki Ioka Vs Napa Kiatwanchai I
    The bell rings 32 seconds early, with Ioka in a lot of trouble....had he gone down Napa takes the title...but the judges manage to end up with a draw
     
  7. ChrisJS

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    I was a big Mares fan until that fight. I’ve met him a few times since then and he’s a really nice guy but I was happy with Gonzalez KO’d him. He took advantage of an incompetent referee and his opponent with horrible constant cheating in that one.

    Panango-Duarte comes to mind for me. Multiple points taken off Panango (some a little harsh) but Duarte largely dominated and you’d think at home he’d get it especially with a couple knockdowns. Could have won by anywhere from 4-8 points somehow takes a loss and never wins the title.
     
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  8. ChrisJS

    ChrisJS Active Member Full Member

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    Marquez was robbed pretty bad against Norwood and John. Pacquaio III too but that is widely accepted as a high profile bad decision.
     
  9. Seamus

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    Good work.
     
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  10. klompton2

    klompton2 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This bull**** about Duran breaking all of the rules against Buchanan is horse**** from butthurt Buchanan fans. Duran kicked Buchanans ass, the fight wasnt even close and when Buchanan hit after the bell and Duran retaliated Buchanan took the easy way out which is why he lost. He could have continued but he knew if he did he would have continued getting his ass kicked. He was trying to milk a DQ.
     
  11. JohnThomas1

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    Regardless of what one thinks of the ending Buchanan ended up with a ruptured testicle so i'm sure he would have been in quite some pain. He did actually try to continue but the ref had made his call.
     
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  12. klompton2

    klompton2 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Thats his story and hes spouted a lot of B.S. about that fight.
     
  13. JohnThomas1

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    Doctors did confirm it was swollen. I'm not sure if ruptured was fully confirmed tho.
     
  14. FrankinDallas

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    Holyfield got robbed in the Olympics. DQ'd for a light love tap at nearly the same moment the ref called for a break.
     
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  15. 88Chris05

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    The fight itself was straightforward enough, but James Toney being allowed to keep his IBF Middleweight title in 1991 despite failing to make the weight limit on the scales for his defence against Dell'Aquila seemed to go pretty much unnoticed at the time, never mind today.

    José Roman could conceivably have become Heavyweight champion against Foreman, as some other referees would have disqualified George for that bad foul punch when Roman was already down. That aspect of the fight is seldom mentioned.
     


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