The president of the AMB, Gilberto mendoza, announced that the result of the fight between Gabriel Maestre Y Mykal fox last Saturday, August 7 in Minnesota, and a direct rematch could be ordered.
“A review of the result was immediately ordered, based on what was received, everything indicates that a direct rematch could be ordered,” he wrote. Gilberto in Twitter. “To the judges, accepted by the Minnesota CommissionThey will be interviewed individually ”.
#MaestreFox A review of the result was immediately ordered, based on what was received, everything indicates that a direct rematch could be ordered. The judges, also accepted by the Minnesota Commission, will be interviewed individually.
– Gilberto J Mendoza (@GilberticoWBA) August 9, 2021
The controversy occurred because of what the three judges saw when scoring a victory in favor of Master. Gloria Martinez Rizzo put 117-110, John mariano 115-112 and David singh 114-113 in favor of the Venezuelan-born.
However, there was a disagreement because in the second round, Fox managed to send him to the canvas and practically dominated the rest of the contest with better shots and greater control of the ring.
This caused the AMB the investigation has been opened and the official result will be analyzed, as there is great disagreement with the judges.
Mykal fox came into this match 22-2 with five knockout wins, while Gabriel Maestre He added a 3-0 record with the same amount via chloroform.
During 2021 there was another result that caused controversy in the boxing world in the victory by decision of Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada Y Román “Chocolatito” González.
One saw the Mexican win 115-113, another 115-113 the Nicaraguan, but the judge Carlos Sucre scored a wide scorecard of 117-111 in favor of Rooster. For this, Sucre was suspended by the AMB.
“I asked the officers committee to evaluate the fight, although I think it will not be necessary,” he said. Gilberto mendoza to ESPN. “It was a great fight, very close. We must respect Gallo Estrada, who made a great effort, in this case the judges favored him ”.