Boxing's Black Eye

A New York grand jury is investigating whether judges received illegal payments in connection with the controversial March 13 Evander Holyfield-Lennox Lewis title fight, which was ruled a draw despite the fact that Lewis seemed to have easily beaten Holyfield. What do you think about this latest boxing scandal?

  • “Can't two black men beat the holy hell out of each other in this country any more without some sort of controversy?”

    Christopher Wooten –
    Bond Trader

  • “Thank heavens Muhammad Ali isn't lucid enough to comprehend this shameful episode.”

    Amy Des Jardins –
    Graduate Student

  • “I saw the fight, and the decision was a complete sham. It was clear that Willie Pep had knocked out Kid Bassey in the fifth. What? The fight wasn't on Classic Sports Network?”

    Roger Traub –
    Systems Analyst

  • “With regard to boxing, I have only one question: Why'd you fuck Joey?”

    Rajesh Bhawnani –
    Shipping Clerk

  • “It's the children I feel sorry for; the doe-eyed, apple-cheeked cherubs who look up to these sledge-fisted brutes.”

    Frances Phelan –
    Pastry Chef

  • “What? A boxing match may have been fixed? That's fascinating. Now, if you don't mind, I'm going to go contemplate the fact that I'm basically alone in the universe.”

    Larry Mees –
    Plumber