Top 10 The Controversial Boxing Decisions

Top 10 The Controversial Boxing Decisions

As the sweet science, competitive sports, is not free from its share of controversial decisions. To date, no exact science is not the way to score in a boxing match. How can a brawler and a technical score of the match between a tactical boxer. Today, the Boxing Commission of 10 points to determine the winner of a professional boxing match system.



Boxing controversial decisions, but problems are not limited to scoring. It also limits the amount of stoppages close matches to prevail. Over the years, we've had our share of those matches. Here are our top 10 list of controversial decisions in boxing!

10. Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez 1 (2004)



Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2004.

Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel was a boring fight between Marquez. He fought Marquez for the first time Filipino slugger Marco Antonio Barrera was fresh from victory against his KO.

Manny Pacquiao and first faced each other in 2004, Juan Manuel Marquez, boxing fans witnessed the birth of an epic rivalry that would span a decade. Both fighters had their share of moments. Pacquiao just need to end the fight in a draw, the first knockdown of Marquez three times in the first round.

The match was a 12-round fight and argue that there may be some moments in Marquez. On the other hand, what is controversial boxing match in our top 10 list of the decisions of a judge's mistake on the scorecard. Instead of 6-10 score in the first round to Pacquiao for three knockdowns, they made a 7-10 run.

9. Tommy Hearns vs. Sugar Ray Leonard (1989)


Sugar Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns Draw, 1989.

In the 80s, welterweights brought the big fight for boxing fans. The Four Horsemen of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Tommy Hearns and Marvin are Hagler. In 1989, Slim Tommy Hearns Sugar Ray Leonard fought in an epic 12 round fight.

With Sugar Ray Leonard, Tommy Hearns was down twice in the conflict. They were eliminated in the Round 7. On the other hand, and had their chance to return and rocked Tommy Hearns in the 5th round. They had their moments in the last round.

The decision was a controversial draw. Despite the absence of a knockdown by Sugar Ray fight the controversial decision of the judges is final 10-8 score in favor of Leonard.

8. Floyd Mayweather vs. Jose Luis Castillo (2002)


The Floyd Mayweather vs. Jose Luis Castillo.

Mayweather before he had the money, they presented their speed and weight of athletic ability in the class before. But one of his most controversial boxing match his bout against Jose Luis Castillo in 2002.

I have seen how the judges that made the match on our list of top 10 controversial boxing match. Despite a point deduction body and attacks to the Mayweather Floyd, the judges saw the fight in favor of Mayweather by a large margin.

Floyd Mayweather from his interview he hurt his hand during his match against forced Castillo to hold some of his punches that I mentioned.

This fight, Floyd's the Victor Ortiz became an important moment for Mayweather future matches from Oscar dela Hoya and Ricky future opponents for Hatton to do the same thing to Floyd winning some rounds in the process as will.

7. Tito Trinidad vs. Oscar Dela Hoya (1999)


Tito Trinidad OSCAR DE LA Hoya, 1999 defeat.

Oscar dela Hoya going against one of the biggest battles of the late 90s Tito Trinidad in the early 2000s. Both were unbeaten during this time. Oscar dela Hoya's boxing was a big help. Tito Trinidad and Oscar dela Hoya in Puerto Rico and Mexico banked on long-running rivalry.

Oscar dela Hoya's round nine Tito Trinidad outboxed. For the next three rounds, Oscar dela Hoya has reached the place and took a break from dancing around the boxing ring. Finally, it was Tito Trinidad, who walked away with the decision.

During the last round, Oscar rarely threw a punch. However, they gained a victory of the judges score cards. It is seen by many boxing experts as an attempt to create a close eye on their value at the kardzburd. Oscar dela Hoya would later lose the match against Mosley and Bernard Hopkins.

6. Pernell Whitaker vs. Julio Cesar Chavez (1993)


Pernell Whitaker and Julio Cesar Chavez, 1993 draw.

Whitaker is known as a slick boxer. Julio Cesar Chavez of Mexico against the move, and boxing is about to be shown exactly. He managed to win rounds against Mexican ring legend with the combination of movement and fast flurries.

At this point, seems destroyed against Julio Cesar Chavez smart Whitaker. However, in our judgment of 6 Top 10 Controversial boxing match is especially made that Chavez is unbeaten since that night. Despite the lopsided performance was majority draw.

5. Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao (2012)


Timothy Bradley Defeats Manny Pacquiao, 2012.

In 2012, Manny Pacquiao Timothy Bradley suffered. Pacqiuao pound king Manny number for this location is considered by many as one pound. He said, Miguel Cotto, Ricky Hatton was able to knock down injured eye and a big Antonio Margarito. At this stage of his career, has been a fan for years of boxing Manny Pacquiao Floyd was the man to beat Mayweather.

That night, things will not go the way of the main Pacquiao. Manny Pacquiao lost to Timothy Bradley. Despite throwing effective punches against Bradley, losing a split decision to end Pacquiao. He later, will face each other on two separate occasions, beating Manny Pacquiao decisively Bradley those two occasions.

However, this match probably Manny Pacquiao's bargaining power against Floyd Mayweather's lowered when they faced each other in 2015.

4. Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez 2 (2008)

Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao - Boxing controversial decisions.

Top 10 controversial decisions in boxing and Manny Pacquiao 2 is a Pacquiao vs Marquez fight that made our list.

In 2008, Manny Pacquiao and faced each other for the second time in Marquez. And the like, the fans were not disappointed with the saw before. Manny Pacquiao was the work of his power punches while Blitzkrieg against the Filipino slugger Juan Manuel Marquez bar counter punches.

But just like the first meeting, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will again face another controversial decision from the judges. Manny Pacquiao was able to knock Marquez in the third round and was able to apply pressure in a fight between two men back and forth.

In the end, it was running away from Manny Pacquiao decisions. The compubox, landed 172 of 511 punches of Pacquiao. Marquez and landed on the other side 157, 619 punches. It was a closely contested match were different views regarding the war. Marco Antonio Barrera match was a draw unofficial scorecard.

The two men will face each other in two matches. The relationship as a champion Pacquiao Pacquiao and put to sleep on the canvas in the past Marquez.

3. Oscar Dela Hoya vs. Felix Sturm (2004)

Oscar De La Hoya (L) hits Felix Sturm of Germany during their WBO World Middleweight Championship at the MGM Grand Garden Casino on June 5, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Tito Trinidad and loses to face Shane Mosley, Golden Boy will take on other big names. Bernard Hopkins next person on the list. But Hopkins has to face, Oscar dela Hoya's middleweight will need to pack on some weight.

To use weight category, Oscar dela Hoya faced a relatively unknown Felix Sturm's. Heavy Sturm first round was able to hurt dela Hoya. 188. Sturm's unanimous decision of the Dela Hoya lost the Sturm was able to land 234 punches.

2. James Toney vs. Dave Tiberi (1992)

Boxing controversial decision - James Toney vs. Dave Tiberi (1992).

James Toney in 1992. Tiberi No. 10 on our list of the top two disputed decisions Boxing vs. Toney is known for his slick boxing style. The fast reflexes and boxing genius with great knowledge of the sweet science, James Toney is even known to eat more during their training. Later, he will find himself in the heavyweight division because of it.

Multi-awarded trainer Freddie Roach James Toney said he was the most talented student of the same opinion he has ever trained.

In 1992, James Toney faced Dave Tiberi. Unfortunately for James Toney, he had to cut a tremendous amount of weight before the fight. Dave Tiberi throughout the 12-round dehyrated James Toney barraged effective punches to 439 290. Despite the margin the number of landed punches, James Toney went with the decision to split the night.

1. Park Si Hun vs. Roy Jones Jr. (1988)

Park SI- priest Roy Jones Jr., the 1988 defeat.

Before entering the professional boxing Roy Jones Jr., he was known in the Amateur circuit. Roy Jones Jr. was also an Olympian. In 1988, Jones fought against Park Si Hun. By 19-year-old Roy Jones Jr despite a dominant performance, he became the victim of one of the worst and most controversial decisions in boxing.

What really made it as a number of our top 10 controversial decisions in boxing officials that he had dinner with the judges the night prior to the war. He was suspended after the incident. Unfortunately, did not reverse the decision of the International Olympic Committee.

You can argue that there is no exact science to measure the sweet science. However, it can be said easily that the one-sided match. This may be the last bad decisions in boxing? Politics and other factors more controversial decisions in the coming years within the square circle, with involvement will be there

Top 10 Controversial Boxing Decisions

1.Park Si-Hun Defeats Roy Jones Jr.
2.James Toney vs. Dave Tiberi
3.Oscar Dela Hoya vs. Felix Sturm
4.Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez 2
5.Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao
6.Pernell Whitaker vs. Julio Cesar Chavez
7.Tito Trinidad Defeats Oscar De La Hoya
8.Floyd Mayweather Defeats Jose Luis Castillo
9.Tommy Hearns vs. Sugar Ray Leonard
10.Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez 1