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a boxing decision in which the judges are not unanimous

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Brewer said: "I lost a split decision in a fight that I won easily.
18, 2003, with a split decision over then-champion Dariusz Michalczewski in Michalczewski's native Germany.
The split decision by the three-judge panel involves a patent for a process to coat mirrors used in ring laser gyroscopes.
Although most in attendance booed the split decision awarded Bowe, the Daily News and many other publications scored the fight a draw.
The former UFC and WEC lightweight champion has not fought since his split decision loss to Patricky Freire last September.
The victory was announced as a split decision but only because one of the judges appeared to mix up the two fighters on his scorecard.
Alex Dunka fought a Sheffield opponent who had twice his experience and was 2kg heavier, but the underdog fought like a true warrior and lost only by a controversial split decision.
Eustaquio, meanwhile, picked up a split decision victory over Thailand's Anatpong Bunrad in their flyweight bout.
Brierley lost on a split decision but Ornsby returned to winning ways, dedicating the victory to his mentor Mal Pape, who recently passed away.
Two of the Tees trio won their bouts while the third lost on a split decision and all three came through tough fights to reach the finals.
He was in control for much of the fight but had to rely on a split decision for the victory.
The same two members of the monetary policy committee caused the Bank's first split decision on rates since July 2011 when they voted for a rise of 0.
If it's a fight against the undefeated Bradley (31-0-0, 12 KOs), Pacquiao will get a shot in avenging his controversial loss via split decision to the American in June 2012.
Given that Barker beat Geale in August on a split decision in Atlantic City, there was cause for the Englishman and his travelling supporters to be optimistic ahead of the clash with Sturm, but that soon faded.