By Alphonso Costello™
“The term “conspiracy theorist” is a label used by the establishment to dismiss the idea that powerful people might get together and actually plan anything.” -George Carlin
Conspiracies are perceived to be convoluted mind-numbing clustermucks of misinformation disseminated by paranoid aluminum-foil hat wearing kooks.
Skeptics like to say people create conspiracy theories to explain traumatic events beyond their control.
How else do you explain a promoter and a highly-respected boxing publication conspiring to cook up fictional records and rankings for a made-for-TV championship tournament?
A former heavyweight champion is attempting to recapture his title when he is viscously knocked out by a phantom punch. How do you explain that?
How else can you explain the sudden transformation of a flyweight champion into a welterweight dynamo?
That is why we are taking a trip into the secret, irrational and taboo world of conspiracy theories. The following list takes a comprehensive look at the theories everybody is afraid to examine. These theories may have been cooked up by some crackpot, but they can no longer be ignored.
Submitted for your approval are 10 mind-blowing boxing conspiracy theories…