Referee Robert Byrd says he never set up a Twitter account or was critical of the scoring in the bout between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev.
Robert Byrd, not known as a particularly intrusive referee, generally giving the fighters wide latitude, has been tabbed to handle Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley says that he’ll use his head and to “stay smart” against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
Tim Bradley on Juan Manuel Marquez: “I’m going to whup his ass, and the judges are going to give me the fight, and that is the bottom line.”
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