“Daddy’s going to get that belt back easy, guys,” Dillashaw said. “Easy money for that belt right now.”
Transparency and gender equality are the highlights for boxing at the Tokyo Olympics as the sport aims to turn the page on the acrimonious 2016 Games which was marred by persistent disputes over judging quality. A task force is in charge of running the Tokyo competition in place of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which was suspended in 2019 by the International Olympic Committee and stripped of any involvement in the Tokyo Games over a string of governance, finance and ethical issues. New transparency measures have been introduced under boxing task force chief Morinari Watanabe, such as displaying each judge's score at the end of every round and independent third-party supervision, vetting and selection of judges and referees.
If anyone has proven he knows how to deal with tough times, it’s Sandhagen.