Ariane Fortin Alleging Her Match was ‘Fixed’
Courtesy – CBC Canada
Quebec boxer and Canadian Olympic hopeful Ariane Fortin accused Boxing Canada of bias Monday night during an interview on Radio-Canada.
Fortin lost the 75-kg Canadian championship to her friend Mary Spencer of Windsor, Ont. on Friday night. The accusation of bias shocked Spencer. The two grew up together on the international boxing circuit. They are friends and former roommates.
“It’s hard to … win when you have judges who fixed the results in advance,” (states) Quebec boxer Ariane Fortin. “It’s hard to score a point and win when you have judges who fixed the result in advance and when you work against the [boxing] federation.”
Fortin also said in French that Spencer receives preferential treatment in the English media because she is from Ontario…