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Fragomeni will officially be declared the winner

Riot erupts after Fragomeni-Branco bout; no decision announced in the ring

UPDATE #2: The WBC has confirmed to Fightnews.com that Giacobbe Fragomeni defeated Silvio Branco by split decision in a very close fight. An official statement on the situation in Italy is forthcoming.

UPDATE: According to Fragomeni’s trainer, one card had it even and the two other cards had Fragomeni ahead by three. Still to be officially confirmed but it looks like Fragomeni won a majority decision.

A riot broke out in the ring after Saturday’s twelve round rematch between WBC #1 ranked cruiserweight Giacobbe Fragomeni (29-3-2, 12 KOs) and #2 ranked Silvio Branco (62-10-3, 37 KOs) at the PalaGarda in Riva del Garda, Trentino, Italy. As a result of the tensions, no decision was announced.

All we know, thanks to the WBC’s open scoring, is Fragomeni was ahead by four points after eight rounds on one card and the other two cards were close. The bout was for the vacant WBC Silver cruiserweight title.




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