Issue | Letters | Premium | Nov 26 2019

The Big Question: What did you make of the scoring of Saturday’s fight between Callum Smith and John Ryder?

This week's panellists are asked to present their scorecards following Saturday's WBA super-middleweight title fight between Callum Smith and John Ryder
Callum Smith vs John Ryder
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Wayne Alexander (Former European champion)

I disagreed with it. I scored it 117-114 to Ryder. Smith fought the wrong kind of fight and was getting caught a lot up close with clean short hooks to the head and body. Scoring a fight is very subjective but should come down to who lands the most clean scoring punches. I believe Ryder did that.

Declan Taylor (Boxing journalist)

 

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