Williams-Lara: Three Judges Worked Heavy on Fight Night
By Lem Satterfield
The the three judges for Saturday night's controversial majority decision by Paul Williams over fellow southpaw Erislandy Lara worked five of the seven bouts that took place prior to their participation in Williams-Lara main event.
The trio also worked the swing bout following the main event, according to an official list obtained by BoxingScene.com from the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.
Could fatigue have been a factor?
Below is a listing of the fights that they are known to have judged, and the order of the nine bouts on the card.
John Lennox TKO 4 Donnie Crawford -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Brandon Quarles SD 4 Corey Preston -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Thomas Lamanna TKO 1 Reggie Jenkins -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Denis Douglin UD 6 Philip McCants -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Jhonny Gonzalez TKO 4 Tomas Villa -- Julie Lederman, Alan Rubenstein, John McKaie
Chris Arreola UD 12 -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Rico Ramos KO 7 -- Barbara Perez, George Hill, John Stewart
Paul Williams MD 12 Erislandy Lara -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
Cornelius White -- Dhafir Smith -- Hilton Whitaker, Al Bennett, Don Givens
[QUOTE=Medved;10840272][IMG]http://i55.tinypic.com/j5wikk.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] Aside from the fact that these so-called judges botched (intentionally?) the scoring of the Lara-Williams fight, I'm further amazed by the way they saw the second half of the bout. As Harold Lederman has said, anyone can miss a…Comment by 15 Rounds on 07-15-2011
Agree :bsflag: and i also heard they got suspended :bs2: ur kidding they shouldve got fired! Paul Williams he has 2 more fights but i only see 1 more in him either against Lara or Martinez sad cuz Paul Williams…Comment by Zocalo on 07-14-2011
Yeah... you know it is harder to see punches landed later on at night... Pathetic... they should call it a ND, and never let them ref another meaningful fight ever again.Comment by FloydTBE on 07-14-2011
thats bs , lara easy wonComment by King Ju-Ju on 07-14-2011
so? williams got whooped so bad that there isnt an excuse that can save those judge asses. u can argue that thru 9rds, lara won eight of them. i had it like that, so did bob papa and ledderman had…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (30)