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Golovkin is the G.O.A.T!
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Burgos destroyed Martinez but he already knew the fix was in before the scores were even read. Sitting there with a big old grin like he did something..bet he couldn't even bring himself to rewatch the fight afterwards either.
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The issue here, and in other cases, is not necessarily the judges' inexperience. Look at how many title fights each has judged, and how each scored the fight:
Roldan, 2 championship fights, 117-111 for Burgos
Paolillo, 7 championship fights, 116-112 for Martinez
Signorile, 0 championship fights, 114-114 draw
In this case, the MOST experienced judge gave the WORST score. I don't think many would dispute that Roldan, with a paltry two-championship-fight experience, was a much better judge than both of her colleagues.
If I had to pick a judge, I wouldn't simply look at "experience", but at ACCURACY, FAIRNESS--in other words, COMPETENCE.
I don't care if the commission replaces judges at the last minute. All I care about is that it properly trains all its judges, and that the incompetent ones are re-trained, if not replaced.
Even the most "experienced" judge had to start somewhere.
My bottom line is this: INCOMPETENT JUDGES CAN DESTROY GOOD PEOPLE'S LIVES. PUNISH THEM. REMATCHES MUST BE HELD IF THE SCORES ARE CLEARLY WRONG.
Last edited by liuj88; 01-31-2013 at 05:02 AM.