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Roy Jones Jr. vs. Park Si Hun at the 1988 Olympics

After looking back at the vertigo-inducing logo for the 1988 Summer Olympics, I was inspired to reminisce about the only thing worse about the Seoul Games than the logo: The decision to award the hometown favorite Park Si-Hun the gold medal over Roy Jones Jr. in the light middleweight division. Here's their fight, in its entirety:

Marv Albert did excellent work calling the fight on NBC. It was the wrong decision, of course, but watching it again, I have to say it's no more ridiculous than a lot of other rulings by Olympic judges, in boxing and in other sports. Just your typical boneheaded Olympic decision.

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