Judge C.J. Ross surrenders role

Updated: September 18, 2013, 3:35 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

C.J. Ross, the embattled boxing judge whose draw scorecard from Saturday night's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez junior middleweight championship fight ignited a firestorm of controversy, has stepped down.

Ross, 64, of Las Vegas, sent Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer an email on Tuesday saying that she would step away from the sport she has judged for more than 20 years.

"I will be taking some time off from boxing but will keep in ...

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