Most controversial decision of all-time?

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  1. steve_dave

    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    NOTE: I don't want you meatballs listing off robberies here. This thread is for controversial decisions - where opinion is essentially split on who won the fight.

    Does anything match Hagler/Leonard?
     
  2. Slice N Dice

    Slice N Dice Roberto Duran

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    Depends how you define it. Hagler - Leonard was a close fight which could have gone either way depending what style you preferred. Controversial to me means one guy CLEARLY won, where it's impossible to make a case for the other guy, yet still loses the decision.





    DeGale-Groves :)
     
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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    That's a robbery. Try to stay on track Slice.
     
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    puerto rock Undisputed Champion

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    Lewis-Holyfield 1
     
  5. Slice N Dice

    Slice N Dice Roberto Duran

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    Robberies are controversial though
     
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    meetthefeebles Drunken Geordie Bastard

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    AgREED. I think our resident Canuck means 'contentious' rather than 'controversial'. And Hagler-Leonard is pretty damn near the top of that list for me.

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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    Did you miss the Note at the top of the OP?
     
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    Ike vs. DLH

    I still strongly believe Ike won that fight. He certainly didn't do himself any favour getting thrashed in the last round like that... but i thought he built up a big lead and it's been a source of a lot of debate since it happened. not a robbery either way, close and good (imo) fight... really felt Ike won it
     
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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    Ugh. Perhaps this thread is too complicated.
     
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    Neil ABJECT COWARD

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    the rematch is what the topics demands
     
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    meetthefeebles Drunken Geordie Bastard

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    Opinion was split as to who won that fight? The only person who though Holy won was Eugene Williams...

    MTF
     
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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    Good call. Oscar has quite a few, actually. Quartey, Tito, Pea, Mosley II. Plenty of split opinions on all those fights.
     
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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    Nah, I mean controversy.

    Definition - dispute, argument, or debate, esp one concerning a matter about which there is strong disagreement and esp one carried on in public or in the press
     
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    meetthefeebles Drunken Geordie Bastard

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    Okay then, and because you LOVE British fighter so much, I'll give Eubanks-Watson I and Eubanks-Benn II

    MTF
     
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    puerto rock Undisputed Champion

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    Alright I read it again and I see what you mean.

    What about Morales-Barrera??? I remember opinions being pretty divided on that one
     
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    Very true. I actually have debated hours with people over the results of those fights.

    For the record: Ike W12 DLH, Trinidad D12 DLH, Pea W12 DLH, DLH W12 Mosley II, imo
     
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    Destruction and Mayhem PHASE ----3

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    Good clarification...because this meatball here was about to mention Foreman Schultz and all manner of other robberies.

    De La Hoya - Mosley 2
    Pacquiao - Marquez 3
     
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    Destruction and Mayhem PHASE ----3

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    Good one, in the spirit of this thread.

    Pea vs DLH also
     
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    Yep good call there.
     
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    I thought Pea and Tito were both scored for the wrong man. I don't have a problem with Oscar getting the nod vs. Quartey, but I do take issue with wide scoring margins.

    I don't feel strongly about Oscar/Mosley II either way. Depends what you like.
     
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    Destruction and Mayhem PHASE ----3

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    Must you always add the "s" to Eubank?

    I hope you're consistent with this and call Robinson "Smith" and Walcott "Cream".
     
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    Destruction and Mayhem PHASE ----3

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    Agree
     
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    Lennox vs. Mercer

    Cassius Clay vs. Doug Jones

    Chavez vs. LaPorte

    P/Ayala vs. Bones Adams I
     
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    meetthefeebles Drunken Geordie Bastard

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    :)

    Yes, I must. I grew up with him being called Eubanks. It's what I am used to calling him...


    ...(and it annoys you, which is a nice bonus)

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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    It's not that I hate British fighters (Lennox Lewis is my favourite boxer ever) - it's that I like to point out your blind loyalty to them. :)

    Good examples.
     
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    Destruction and Mayhem PHASE ----3

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    You are correct: I does motherfuckingly annoy me!! :)
     
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    Slice N Dice Roberto Duran

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    OK Steven David, how about these:

    Mayweather-Castillo I

    All 3 Pacquiao-Marquez fights

    Vargas-Wright

    The Ali-Norton series
     
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    meetthefeebles Drunken Geordie Bastard

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    I don't have blind loyalty to them at all. I hate DeGale, hated Eubanks, hated Naz (and loved his schooling vs MAB), have picked against Froch in almost every top-level fight he's ever had (including v Ward this month), hated Calzaghe for years, have come to despise Haye (and backed Wlad to KO him to the tune of near a grand) etc etc

    Oh, and Lennox is Canadian...

    MTF :kick:
     
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    steve_dave Hard As Fuck

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    :bears:

    Nice. That's what I'm talking about.

    Would you guys agree that Hagler/Leonard is #1?
     
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    :) Welcome to my world. Keep it simple steve :nono:
     

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