The judges in the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday awarded Canelo Alvarez a hugely surprising and controversial draw against Gennady Golovkin.

But GGG is not the first man to taste the bitter pill of a ridiculous judges decision.
With that in mind, the Daily Mail takes a look back at five of the most absurd decisions in the history of boxing.

Roy Jones Jr v Park Si Hun: Seoul - 1988
The worst of all the robberies in boxing history came in the amateurs, not the pros.
Roy Jones Jr was robbed of Olympic gold when three of the five judges gave the home-town boy victory in the final even though he had been comprehensively out-boxed in every round. The scandal forced a change in the Olympic scoring system.

Manny Pacquiao v Tim Bradley: Las Vegas - June 9, 2012
The Pacman totally dominated but Bradley was given an outrageous split decision victory.


Pernell Whitaker v Julio Cesar Chavez: San Antonio - April 4, 1997
All-time great Chavez's reputation and the Tex-Mex setting persuaded two of the three judges to give him the highly dubious benefit of a draw against smooth operator Whitaker.

Felix Sturm v Oscar De La Hoya: Las Vegas - June 5, 2004
Sturm would become the beneficiary of several dubious decisions when boxing in Germany but was the victim of a very dodgy split decision in Vegas. Surprise, surprise.
The Golden Boy needed the win to set up a big money super fight with Bernard Hopkins.

Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn: Brisbane - July 12, 2017
The Pacman was on the wrong end of another stinker. Although not the force of old he clearly out-boxed Australian Horn, whose grabbing, head-butting and rabbit punching apparently counted as points scoring with the judges.