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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2009, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by AK-Bronco View Post
I just wonder if Hamill's deafness played a part in the obvious lack of communication in the end of this fight. I don't recall Mazzagatti attempting to ask Hamill a single question after the point deduction/stoppage.
He did ask if Hamill was able to continue (probably the only thing he did right), and he did so before bringing a doctor into the ring (which was stupid).

I do think Hamill's deafness contributed to the confusion, but I don't think it excuses Mazzagatti, who made a decision without really considering the implications or the protocol he's supposed to appeal to.

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