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Old 01-03-2014, 07:24 AM
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What a travesty. I felt sick to my stomach and saddened. I usually don't take sports personaly, but this level of corruption was vile. Here was a 19 year old representing his country, outlanding his opponent by a 3 to 1 margin, and then losing a decision. Most people would have said "F it..".. Roy went on the stand and accepted the silver medal anyway because he knew he was representing America and wanted to keep it classy. It took alot of courage and character for Roy to do that. That's why I will always be a fan of his.
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:34 AM
Location: Tejas
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You think thats new to boxing at the Olympics ? Ive watched Irish fighters too who wont the fight by everybody's standards except the corrupt/incompetent judges. I havent watched boxing or the Olynpics in general because of it in over a decade.
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Location: Howard County, MD
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Wasn't their a recent really horrendous decision, either in 12 or 08?
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:38 AM
Location: SF Bay Area
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Yes, he handled that atrocious situation with class and dignity, representing his country well despite the travesty of that horrendous decision. No rap culture tainted his image that day.

I am not a fan of Jones however. I never liked his chicken style or the rap culture that he wraps himself in. I was glad to see Tarver catch up with the fidgety clown. Glad to see him KTFO in that fight and every fight thereafter. I wish he would quit embarrassing himself and disappear.
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