Johnny Nelson questions how it works

Since the video assistant referee still angers fans weekly in the world of football, there have been talks to include it in boxing.

When it was first introduced, Sky Sports found that 67% of football fans found VAR was making the game less enjoyable. Although there have been improvements since then, controversies still arise, even as recently and most significantly as the World Cup.

The VAR boxing talk was recently launched by promoter Ben Shalom, born in part from backlash received after Josh Taylor was awarded victory over Jack Catterall in a fight, the majority of fans, pundits and boxers call it another way.

At the time, Shalom told Sky Sports that he was ’embarrassed’ by the referee’s decision and was keen to make sure nothing like that happened in the rematch in March.

Johnny Nelson, a former cruiser class champion and now a Sky expert, supports the idea of ​​a video system, but questions how the speed of decision-making will work in the 60-second break. union of boxing. He discussed the development with Boxing society.


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