Monday, August 15, 2011

Christy Martin Claims Sex Discrimination Cost Her A Win

Gloria Allred is saying that "sex discrimination" was behind the ref's decision to stop the June 4th bout because of a broken right hand for her client, Christy Martin, against Dakota Stone.

Martin's appeal is being heard Monday by the California State Athletic Commission.

Allred claims that a fight involving a male boxer in similar circumstances "would not have been stopped and that officials acted on a misguided notion of female lack of toughness or a greater need to protect female fighters."

Here's the highlights of the fight...
((HT: TopRank/youtube))

Martin was winning on all three scorecards when the ring doctor stopped the fight.

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