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Mayweather Judge

I Stand Behind My Decision

... The Fight Was a Draw

9/15/2013 1:01 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The boxing judge being ripped apart for scoring the Mayweather/Canelo fight as a draw tells TMZ she doesn't care what the critics say ... insisting she called the fight correctly.

Judge C.J. Ross tells us "I stand behind my decision" and isn't phased by all the ferocious criticism she's received from both experts and amateurs.

In case you missed it -- Floyd Mayweather scored a convincing victory over Saul "CaneloAlvarez last night ... but C.J. was the only judge to score them evenly.

After the fight, boxing expert Teddy Atlas went on ESPN and said Ross' score was a travesty and suggested she was paid off by gamblers.

Everyone in the arena was shocked by C.J.'s call ... including Floyd Mayweather who mouthed the words, "What the f***" when the announcer revealed he won on a majority decision and not unanimous.

But it's clear the judge doesn't care ... in her mind it was a draw.

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bart    

This is exactly why the sport of boxing cannot be trusted. How was this woman ever allowed to judge. This is so wrong it only leads to some kind of criminal behavior. She should be investigate and her bank accounts.

310 days ago
17.

Rush Limbaugh    

She's been bought and paid for. In Vegas, you can bet on anything, for instance, you can actually bet on one of the judges scoring it as a draw.

310 days ago
18.

AllAmerican    

She'll never judge a major fight again!!

310 days ago
19.

Rizzo    

Oh boo f' n hoo. The wife beater still one and he can still celebrate with the little boy from canada

310 days ago
20.

BaadBoy    

That was always the problem whenever I watched a good fight. Even the Refs seemed to be biased. Refs David Pearl and Richard Steele stopped fights too early as tough someone had paid them off. That's why MMA is a lot better. Most MMA fights end with a knock-out or a very obvious victor.

310 days ago
21.

Russ    

In case you missed it one of the other judges only gave FM 2 more rounds so the difference n the fight must have been their view on those 2 rounds

310 days ago
22.

ketjo    

Then Let's go on a Witch Hunt TMZ cause a WOMAN did something wrong in a MAN's world of sports.....It's not like Men every make a bad or unfavorable by the spectators now is it.....Bullshyt ....!....Because she didn't kiss his ass she's wrong and it HORRIBLE ! .....So get our the pitchforks and lets get tar a feathers ....isn't that normal procedure for anyone who you don't agree with....

310 days ago
23.

MissMandy610    

I was LMAO at Beiber in the background looking totally confused as to what was going on and trying to stay out of Mayweather's way

310 days ago
24.

nobrashevonne    

Judges and referees are never held accountable for anything. The only good thing is if she's judging a fight again, the fighter is thinking "I've got to knock my opponent out."

310 days ago
25.

Doc    

Nevada paid her 8 grand, bet sum body else paid her a hundred grand...

310 days ago
26.

cajunmatt68    

Horrible, just horrible. This is the same judge who had Apollo Creed ahead on the scorecards against Ivan Drago.

310 days ago
27.

billybob    

Honestly, was this bitch bribed?

310 days ago
28.

JuanRambo    

Justin Bieber looked stupid like always...

310 days ago
29.

Marie    

Just because she is a woman does not mean she cannot judge boxing the focus should be on her skill or lack thereof to recognize which fighter delivered the most accurate and direct hits. There are men judges who are horrendous so instead of judging her based on being a female judge her on her inability to do the job in a manner that is conducive to the world of boxing.

310 days ago
30.

duilama    

mayweather judge???? LMAO!!!!

Who the phuck cares about loser like this?
With headline and breaking news of no name losers like this, TMZ deserves to be hijacked by spammers.

Now, go out and dig up more dirt on Michael Jackson. Now, do you hear me? wait, Michael who? you ask? - well, if you don't know Michael who, maybe you should google him! - What, you tried? There is no Michael Jackson on the internet? Maybe you should try Michael Jacksin!

310 days ago
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