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DiBella irate over Farmer-Ogawa decision

Promoter Lou DiBella was understandably upset over a split decision win for Kenichi Ogawa.

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Promoter Lou DiBella didn’t waste any time in taking up for his fighter, Tevin Farmer, after he was seemingly robbed of a decision win against Kenichi Ogawa. The vacant title fight, which aired on HBO, seemed to have Farmer winning quite comfortably — at least that’s what it looked like to most — but the judges turned in scorecards that favored Ogawa in a real shocker.

DiBella then took to social media to express his frustrations with the sport.

DiBella then singled out judge Burt Clements, who didn’t give his fight any credit after the sixth round, despite Farmer out-landing Ogawa in total punches in 11 of the 12 rounds.

This surely has to be a bitter pill to swallow for Farmer who had finally earned his first shot at a world title — and some big future paydays — but who will now have to go back to the drawing table, so to speak.

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