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WBC Open Scoring System Makes an Impact

by Ronnie Nathanielsz

The pioneering open scoring system launched by the World Boxing Council has clearly made a positive impact after it was successfully used during two world title fights in Japan where Naoya Inoue and Akira Yaegashi scored significant knockout victories.

Yaegashi defended his WBC flyweight title against Mexican Odilon Zaleta while Naoya Inoue become light  flyweight champion by stopping Adrian Hernandez.

The WBC in its website said it is “grateful to the Japan Boxing Commission for supporting this innovative system that represents a significant advancement in the sport. It provides extra motivation allowing the fighter to know scores of judges at the end of rounds 4 and 8.”

The WBC reported that the open scoring rule has been used in thousands of fights and has proven to be a rule that makes boxing more fair and straightforward.

In fact the prestigious Japan Boxing Commission which is regarded as one of the best in the world  has also adopted open scoring in national title bouts, giving scores at the end of round five.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -=Shade=- on 04-11-2014

[QUOTE=bojangles1987;14410478]Are you joking? In what was pretty much a dead-even fight after 8, which should have had both guys trying their hardest to close the show, two judges had made it impossible for Trout to win on the cards. Alvarez…

Comment by ..David.. on 04-11-2014

As many here have said OPEN SCORING SUCKS !!

Comment by iniduoh on 04-11-2014

Open scoring sucks ass and so does the WBC.

Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 04-10-2014

[QUOTE=StillAlive2k;14410390]How????? So rather trout carry on as he was?? losing the fight?? I like open scoring because stops the excuse "I thought I was winning"[/QUOTE] trout was in that fight, problem was the judges were giving it to canelo no…

Comment by JDD1 on 04-10-2014

I am not a fan of open scoring.

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