Documentary | The Story Behind Roy Jones Jr. Olympic Gold Medal Robbery In 1988

At the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. USA Light Middleweight Roy Jones Jr. 19yrs old at the time, suffered one of the Olympics worst injustices in Olympic Boxing history, when the judges awarded the gold medal fight to his South Korean opponent Park Si-hun. Roy Jones Jr. pummeled Park throughout the three rounds and had almost three times as many punches landed (86-32). Considered possibly the worst decision in Olympic boxing history. It was later revealed that many of the Seoul boxing judges had been given bribes. Other stories also came out, in which some of the judges for the bout stated that they felt sorry for Park and awarded him their vote so he would not be embarrassed by a unanimous decision.

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