Gabe Rosado Rails Against Judging in Quillin Bout
by David P. Greisman
The fight didn’t go to the scorecards — it ended on a cut in the 10th round — but Gabriel Rosado was nonetheless upset about the judging in his technical knockout loss this past Saturday to Peter Quillin.
Judge Kason Cheeks had it a shutout for Quillin after nine rounds, at 90-80. Waleska Roldan gave only the fourth round to Rosado and had Quillin ahead 89-81. Ronald McNair gave rounds four, six and eight to Rosado and had Quillin ahead 87-83.
A judge giving him no rounds and another giving him one round was “a disgrace,” Rosado said at the post-fight press conference. “Those judges deserve to be suspended.
“We need a change in this sport,” he said. “Judges are ruining fighters’ lives. I live and breathe boxing. I deserve a fair shot. If I would’ve dropped Peter in the last three rounds, I still would’ve lost the fight on points. That’s how crazy the scoring was.”
[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13882669][url]http://espn.go.com/blog/dan-rafael/post/_/id/937/alexander-signs-with-haymon[/url][/QUOTE] totally missed this one. but the point remains. u telling me they would mess up that potential big fight for alexander? furthermore is that ample justification for khan not to fight alexander? or is it an excuse?Comment by Weebler I on 10-28-2013
[QUOTE=DempseyRollin;13882636][B]alexander isnt with haymon.[/B] so what really is your point? gbp would rob alexander to mess up the chance of khan fighting floyd? i think u try too hard sometimes bro.[/QUOTE] [url]http://espn.go.com/blog/dan-rafael/post/_/id/937/alexander-signs-with-haymon[/url]Comment by Kagami Taiga on 10-28-2013
[QUOTE=The Weebler I;13882576]Rosado likely had no real alternative. I don't think it's as simple as not watching Al Haymon fighters, e.g. what if you're a fan of their opponents? I do think it's important fighters know what they're up against…Comment by Weebler I on 10-28-2013
[QUOTE=rey guey;13881003]it's pretty simple if you don't like the results DON'T watch Al Haymon fighters [B]Rosado was dumb to take the Quillin fight away[/B] he was robbed against J'Leon Love but lucky Love was taking a banned substance. what he…Comment by Suavecito80 on 10-28-2013
[QUOTE=bigcursedawg;13880053]I wasn't a hard fight to score. I thought Quillin won the first three rounds but after that it was all Rosado.[/QUOTE] I pretty much saw the same thing.Post a Comment - View More User Comments (41)