Below, people can enjoy video of Cuban taekwondo athlete Angel Matos who defamed sports by kicking referee at his face. The main problem started when Matos was disqualified by referee Chakir Chelbat of Sweden for taking too much injury time (allowed time is only one minute). Before injury Matos was ahead of his opponent Kazakhstan's Arman Chilmanov by 3-2. Due to disqualification, Matos lost his bronze medal to Ckilmanov of Kazakhstan.Matos first opposed this decision and later misbehaved...Read Full Story
Angel Valodia Matos of Cuba (red) kicks the referee, Chakir Chelbat of Sweden (R), after Chelbat disqualified Matos for an extended injury time out during the Men's +80kg bronze medal match against Arman Chilmanov of Kazakhstan (not pictured) held at the University of Science and Technology Beijing Gymnasium on Day 15 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 23, 2008 in Beijing, China. Chilmanov won the bronze medal. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images AsiaPac)Professional athletes...Read Full Story
I don't know how many of you saw this, or heard of this happening for that matter, but in Fridays Olympic Taekwondo match, Cuba's Angel Matos deliberately kicked a referee in the face after the ref disqualified him in a bronze-medal match.Being a sore sport doesn't even begin to cover this one. This action prompted the World Taekwondo Federation to recommend that he be banned for life. Well duh! I'm sure it goes without saying what should happen on this one.
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Taekwondo matches during the Olympics are a flipping mystery to us. Unlike boxing, Taekwondo is scored the way you score a beauty pageant: by absolutely no damn formula whatsoever. Also, the sport is odd. Can these guys even fight? In fact, we wondered if the contestants could even draw blood with their skills. Well, if their opponent is an unsuspecting referee, then hell yes they can draw blood. Angel Valodia Matos of Cuba proved it yesterday. Matos was immediately disqualified after taking...Read Full Story
Hmm, it seems that no one told Angel Matos not to kick the Olympic referee in the face. And that's just what he did... after the ref disqualified Matos for an extended injury time out during the Men's +80kg bronze medal match against Arman Chilmanov of Kazakhstan. Angel Valodia Matos of Cuba is lead away by his coach after he kicked referee Chakir Chelbat of Sweden (L), when Chelbat disqualified Matos for an extended injury time out during the Men's +80kg bronze medal match against Arman...Read Full Story