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Uzcategui: In a Rematch - I'd Knock Andre Dirrell Out in a Round!

By Rafael Soto

Top-ranked super middleweight contender Jose 'Bolivita' Uzcategui will not be left alone in search of both sporting and civil justice, since after being subjected to two painful actions in the ring on Saturday in Maryland.

International promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions announced that he will support him until the ultimate consequences are dished out, in order to ensure the boxer's well-being.

Beltrán, accompanied by boxing adviser Jorge Salom and the Venezuelan boxer from Tijuana, Mexico, Uzcategui, explained the status of the sports and penal processes that are being pursued through the International Boxing Federation and United States police, and all of them expect to have positive results.

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Uzcategui was unfairly disqualified on Saturday in his fight for the interim-IBF title against Andre Dirrell after referee Bill Clancy considered that he landed a punch after the bell rang and also told Dirrell that if he stayed down he would disqualify his opponent.

Later, Uzcategui was attacked in cowardly fashion and by Leon Lawson, uncle and coach of Dirrell, which led to a criminal complaint being filed.

"I feel happy because despite everything I feel that I did not miss the opportunity. I was beating Dirrell, I was about to knock him out - and if I get the rematch I'm sure I can knock him out in a round," said Uzcategui in a more serious tone. "And regarding the guy who hit me, I just hope he never gets back inside a ring again, I'm not interested in him going to jail."

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Beltrán commented that Zanfer is taking charge of carrying out the criminal and sports proceedings.

"The first thing we did was to take him to a hospital to rule out any kind of injury after that very cowardly act on the part of Dirrell's uncle, then we went to file the complaint and hired American lawyers to represent him and take it to the end," said Beltran.

Beltran is looking for the IBF to order an immediate rematch between the two boxers, and for Dirrell's uncle to suffer the legal consequences of his actions.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ManOfVictory on 05-24-2017

Rematch in Los Angeles....

Comment by KING5TWENTY on 05-24-2017

He couldn't because he didnt pass the brain scan test when they examined him for 2 whole years after abraham punched him while he was down and not looking. Abraham should be locked up to

Comment by Sheikh on 05-24-2017

there are punches purposely done after the bell and this was not one of them. Dirrell is quitter. Always wants an easy way out.

Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 05-24-2017

It was unfortunate. I don't believe he meant to hit Dirrell after the bell and I don't believe Dirrell was truly as hurt as he claimed to be, but what can you do? It was a foul and therefore you…

Comment by mlac on 05-24-2017

It was pretty obvious there was no way Uzcagegui was gonna win. Considering the blatent robbery in the fight previous, from the onset Uzcategui was being warned for 'low punches' that were above the belt. Then he knocked dirrell down…

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