Tag: Referee

Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰

Unfortunately, word has gotten out today that long-time quality 🗣️Referee Eddie Cotton has passed away, due to the complications brought on by contracting COVID-19.  He was transported to a hospital 2 weeks prior, with suspicions of having pneumonia. His career as a professional Referee spanned from 1992 – 2014, and secured multiple major assignments mid-career, including  Continue reading “Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰”

Elwin Soto Becomes New WBO Light-Flyweight Titlist After a Horrid Stoppage by the Referee in the 12th Round

This fight was a war, with both fighters throwing massive bombs trading back and forth, unfortunately Referee Thomas Taylor overshadows it by becoming the headliner in a very abrupt stoppage in the 12th and final round. With that stoppage, 🇲🇽Elwin Soto (15-1-0, 10KO) becomes the new holder of the WBO Light-Flyweight Title, and 🇵🇷Angel “Tito” Acosta (20-2-0, 20KO), while livid at the decision, showed his frustration in a classy manner after the bout in how it all unfolded.  Continue reading “Elwin Soto Becomes New WBO Light-Flyweight Titlist After a Horrid Stoppage by the Referee in the 12th Round”