The California Athletic Commission (CSAC) opened an investigation against Alexander Flores, the fighter who was suspiciously knocked out by Luis Ortíz in less than 45 seconds on Saturday night. The economic bag that flowers would receive has been temporarily confiscated while the investigation is ongoing.
Andy Foster, executive director of the CSACrevealed to the portal The Athletic, that the bag of 80,000 dollars that flowers would perceive has been temporarily withheld. In addition, the fighter will have to appear before the commission to explain “the unusual nature of how the fight ended.”
“I want to be very clear that all we are doing is taking time to review it,” he said. Foster to The Athletic. “We are not saying that he did something wrong. We need to review this a bit more because the conclusion raised some doubts. We need more information ”.
Foster I call flowers to appearance after speaking with the doctor who was in the fight, with the referee, and with the commissioner who supervised the fight.
The fighter stated that a blow blurred his vision for an instant, he went to the canvas, and his legs fell asleep.
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In the repetitions it is seen that Luis Ortíz goes to the front and throws a right hook just at the moment when flowers crouches down. With the bicep, Ortíz connect to flowers at eye level and at that moment it goes to the canvas.
flowers He managed to get up before the count was over, but with very weak legs and losing his balance, so the referee decided to end the fight.
The way that flowers went to the canvas after the blow of Luis Ortíz, It was not clear from the beginning, and it was suspicious among the people who saw the fight, who accused that flowers he had thrown himself to end the fight.