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Fans have taken to social media to blast the scorecards as Katie Taylor regained the light-welterweight title by beating Chantelle Cameron.
After an epic all-match battle, Taylor won via majority decision to reclaim the title she lost in May in front of 13,000 fans at Dublin’s 3 Arena.
Despite the Bray Bomber throwing shade, the fight’s eyebrows were raised with the scorecards each telling a different story of what was happening in front of them.
The vastly different scores saw one judge score the fight a fair 96-94 in favor of Taylor, another judge it completely square with a result of 95-95, while the third saw the winner much more dominant by scoring him 98-92 to give in the match. favor of the new champion.
Upon seeing the scores, fans expressed their dissatisfaction with the results and wondered how scores had been calculated with such varying degrees of difference.
Katie Taylor defeated rival Chantelle Cameron, but fans were left wondering how the judges scored the fight
Taylor’s win was scored 98-92 by one judge, which was described as ‘outrageous’ by one report
What the judges’ scorecards look like after the fight, and each of them scored the fight quite differently
“Horrible scorecards as expected. What is the point?’ One blunt post was read, aimed squarely at the outcome of the three judges.
Equally damning was the opinion of another fan, who didn’t shy away from seeing how one of the judges scored the fight.
Says, “I think Taylor 98 – 92 could really be one of the worst scorecards I’ve ever seen in sports.”
Dismay continued to flow across social media, with another account calling the scores “outrageous” and questioning what it does for the sport.
“After an incredible fight, it’s such a shame that the scorecards were all over the place.” Read the message on X.
Fans were not happy with the final scores and expressed their opinion on social media
“There’s no way you can score that fight 98-92 in favor of Katie Taylor. An outrageous scorecard that does boxing no favors.’
The victory was redemption for the 37-year-old, who had lost in her first homecoming earlier this year and was clearly emotional as she regained her title.
She took a lap of honor around the ring and made fist pumps after her win, before breaking down in tears as she addressed the crowd in Dublin.