U.S. senator backs probe of Pacquiao-Bradley fight scores

USA Today reports that Sen. Harry Reid "jumped on the bandwagon of those calling for a probe of the scoring of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley title fight." The report quoted Reid’s statement, which was cited in the Las Vegas Journal-Review: "I feel confident there has been nothing untoward but if an investigation makes everyone feel better, do the investigation."

USA Today reports that Sen. Harry Reid "jumped on the bandwagon of those calling for a probe of the scoring of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley title fight." The report quoted Reid’s statement, which was cited in the Las Vegas Journal-Review: "I feel confident there has been nothing untoward but if an investigation makes everyone feel better, do the investigation."

 

USA  Today added that the 72-year-old Reid "is a former boxer who once served on the Nevada Athletic Commission and has judged fights."

 

The report revealed that Nevada Attorney General’s office has confirmed that promoter Bob Arum and Top Rank "submitted a complaint about the decision." USA Today noted that Arum represents both Pacquiao and Bradley.

 

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