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Fighting Words: The State of Boxing
Fighting Words: The State of Boxing

AIR DATE: September 18, 2013

Fight fans continue to send their ire toward C.J. Ross, the judge at the Mayweather/Canelo fight who called it a draw. Nevada Athletic Commission director Keith Kizer defends Ross' call and the commission's decision to name her as a judge. it turns out Ross has been known for giving draw judgements in numerous figths dating back more than a decade. How does the commission pick a judge for a fight? And, how do they punish a judge if they make a bad call? We'll also talk about the state of boxing and its competition with MMA.




Keith Kizer, Executive Director Nevada Athletic Commission

Chuck Giampi, former boxing judge

Loretta Hunt, Sports Illustrated reporter covering UFC

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