Tim Bradley: I Think There Should Be Five Judges in a Fight

By Ryan Burton recently spoke to WBO welterweight champion Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley about his upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao. The fight will be a rematch of their June 2012 battle that ended with Bradley winning a controversial split decision. With the scrutiny that fight received, I asked Bradley if he felt he feels comfortable that he can win a decision in a rematch.

"I just have to win convincingly and leave no doubt. I can't worry about the judges," Bradley explained.

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said that he was going to ask the Nevada State Athletic Commission to look for judges beyond those that are domiciled in the state of Nevada. Bradley said that he likes the idea of having a larger pool of judges to select from.

"The bigger the pool the better," said Bradley. "I have always felt there should be more judges."

The undefeated California based Fighter also said that he believes there should be five judges per fight and that the judges' vantage point should be adjusted.

"I think that there should be five judges and I also think the judges should be elevated so that they don't have to look through the ropes. Sometimes the fighter's back is to the judge and they can't accurately gauge the work each fighter is doing.  Is he making him miss? That is why I think five judges and having elevated seats would really help," Bradley told  

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by elfag on 02-06-2014

[QUOTE=Derranged;14211606][IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] former world champion coaches top 10 ATG in FMJ think he knows **** about boxing

Comment by mathed on 02-06-2014

Pretty soon, Bradley will be developing new rules for boxing and the commissions will come to him for advice on how to improve the sport. He is making haters just like Floyd except he is doing it the opposite way.…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 02-06-2014

[QUOTE=Tamis!;14210734]Someone please tell Bradley to STFU.[/QUOTE] STFU Bradley!!!!

Comment by Foghorn on 02-06-2014

Ruslan messed up Bradley so bad,now he's asking for 5 judges HA HA HA HA. Marquez mesed up Pacnot and put to sleep and waiting for Floyd Jr to call him back HA HA HA HA. It's a boring fight…

Comment by DannYankee on 02-06-2014

Lol he so knows he lost the first time around and it shows.

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