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US senator supports inquiry into Pacquiao fight 06/14/2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

US senator supports inquiry into Pacquiao fight

06/14/2012
WASHINGTON — The top US senator said Tuesday he backs a probe into the split decision giving Timothy Bradley a win over Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao, but said he believed there was “nothing untoward” in the scoring.

Undefeated American Bradley won the controversial high-profile championship boxing bout Saturday in Las Vegas in Senator Harry Reid’s home state of Nevada, where the fight’s three judges were under pressure to explain their scoring which many experts have described as flawed.

“If an investigation makes everyone feel better, do the investigation,” Democratic Senate Majority Leader Reid, himself a one-time amateur boxer, told reporters in Washington..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/sports/20120614spo2.html

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