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Paul Williams vs Erislandy Lara Judges are Suspended

BoxingScene.com has received a copy of a letter dated July 13, 2011, from Aaron Davis, the commissioner of the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, advising promoters Dan Goossen and Golden Boy Promotions, that all three judges from last Saturday's junior middleweight bout, involving Paul Williams and Erislandy Lara, have been indefinitely suspended.

Citing concerns over their scoring, Davis informed the promoters that his agency placed judges Al Bennett, Hilton Whitaker and Don Givens on suspension and all three will require additional training upon returning to boxing. After what appeared to be a dominating victory for Lara, the three judges scored a majority decision win for Williams, with scores of 116-114 (Givens), 115-114 (Whitaker) and 114-114 (Bennett). HBO had the fight scored 117-111 for Lara, as did BoxingScene.com.

Davis also noted that his agency found no evidence of corruption, but he did admit that his agency "did not provide our best officiating on July 9.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cuauhtémoc1520 on 07-14-2011

This suspension means nothing, Al Haymon probably lined their pockets and after the suspension they will be back to help another one of his fighters.

Comment by JM1 on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=BoZz;10838090]I still hope pacman vs williams will get made..that would be a killa fight at catch weight..williams has been looking sh** recently what a perfect opponent for manny duckqiao.[/QUOTE] its sad that you bring up pac's name in a topic…

Comment by JM1 on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10835502]BoixngScene.com has received a copy of a letter dated July 13, 2011, from Aaron David, the commissioner of the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, advising promoters Dan Goossen and Golden Boy Promotions, that all three judges from last Saturday's…

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-14-2011

Good mve...I was surprised by these guys beibg selected as for bigger fights NJ usually gets the better judges from NYC...

Comment by ~BoZz~ on 07-14-2011

I still hope pacman vs williams will get made..that would be a killa fight at catch weight..williams has been looking sh** recently what a perfect opponent for manny duckqiao.

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