The Best Referees in Boxing

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The Best Referees in Boxing
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Kenny Bayless during the Mayweather-Mosley Fight

The primary job of a referee in boxing is to have control over the fighters and justly enforce the rules to ensure a fair contest.

In the past couple of months, We have seen some pretty awful jobs by referees.

Joe Cortez totally lost control of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz fight about a month ago in one of the more controversial knockouts we've seen in recent years.

Russell Mora's performance in the Agbeko-Mares bantamweight title fight was an even worse display of officiating. Mora allowed Joseph Agbeko to repeatedly land low blows and refused to dock points from Abner Mares, directly influencing the score of the fight and giving Mares a victory he probably didn't deserve.

So, here are the three boxing referees that I believe are the best in the sport. 

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