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Adalaide Byrd Will Now Only Be Issuing Baffling Scorecards In Unimportant Fights 

Adalaide Byrd Will Now Only Be Issuing Baffling Scorecards In Unimportant Fights 
From Deadspin - September 18, 2017

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez put on a hell of a show on Saturday night. You could make a case that either fighter won the fight, and before the scorecards came out people were already talking rematch.

We probably will get that rematch after the judges declared the bout a draw, but all that anyone wanted to talk about after the fight was the scorecard of Adalaide Byrd. While Dave Moretti scored it 115-113 for Golovkin and Don Trella had it a 114-all draw, Byrd scored it 118-110 for Canelo. She gave Golovkin just two of the eight middle rounds where he pretty clearly outworked Canelo.

Byrd, who is married to Mayweather/McGregor ref Robert Byrd, wont be judging any big fights anytime soon. Nevada Athletic Commissionhead Bob Bennett said Byrd will be taking a small break from judging major fights.

Im not going to put her right back in, Bennett said. Shell still be in the business, but she needs to catch her breath.

Bennett said Byrd would be asked to explain her scoring at an inquiry and that NSAC would go through the rounds on replay with the judge and would be asked to explain her thinking. Like in any profession, you have a bad night, Bennett said. Unfortunately, she didnt do well. I can tell you she conducts training for us, takes judges under her wing, but her score was too wide.

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