Why... you devious, sneaky dog... you.
Hadn't thought about that particular spin... good job.
Yeah, sort of a "diversion tactic", if you will. Take the attention off the real issue, in a brilliantly arranged sequence of events.
(By the way, I'm not being facetious here. I honestly think you've made a very good, feasible point. How else to explain the odd Harakiri performed by the judge.)
Whatever the case might be, I wouldn't put anything past the WBC.