Scorecard Error Suggests Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Was Fixed

By Jerry Landry
Mayweather Pacquiao Fight Fixed Scorecard Error Red Blue Corner
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Professional boxing nestles so perfectly into the climes of Las Vegas and Atlantic City it’s astounding. The most slippery, shady and shadowy sport on earth fits its adopted surroundings… like a glove.

READ: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Why There Must Be A Rematch

Boxing had an unprecedented shot at redemption into legitimacy last Saturday night, and then, like counter-punching clockwork, a story of conspiracy rises from under the ring:

Like Manny Pacquiao‘s forced fighting style on Saturday, this too may be a reach. Floyd Mayweather looked like the winner, and was unofficially dubbed so throughout the round by the HBO/Showtime team of announcers.

Yet, this off-the-table argument puts two things on the table: A Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch (if you’re into middle-aged boxing rivalries) and the one thing America loves when she doesn’t get her way — a juicy conspiracy theory.

Jerry Landry is a writer for Follow Jerry on Twitter at @Jerry2Landry, “Like” him on Facebook or add him on Google.

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