Ranking the 15 Worst Judging Decisions in Boxing History

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Ranking the 15 Worst Judging Decisions in Boxing History
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Pacquiao vs. Bradley was bad, but was it the worst of all-time?

Is there anything worse than paying for a pay-per-view fight and watching a fighter get robbed of a clear decision?

Bad judging is one of the banes of boxing. It reduces public confidence in the sport's legitimacy and turns people off. It leads to charges—from incompetence to corruption—and makes people wonder why they sacrificed their time and hard-earned money.

Not all close fights are bad decisions. Sometimes, a fight can legitimately go either way, and different people favor different styles. A fight being close and not going to the guy you preferred doesn't turn a decision into a robbery. It was just a close fight.

But that's not the case with these bouts. All of these fights ended with boxing's equivalent of a holdup without a weapon. Here are the 15 worst judging decisions in boxing history.

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