• Kyodo


WBA president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza said Sunday that he will order a rematch of the middleweight title fight between Ryota Murata and Hassan N’Dam after the bout ended in controversy.

A night after N’Dam won a split decision over the London Olympic gold medalist, Mendoza took to Twitter to say he had Murata as the winner, and apologized for the outcome that left Murata shell-shocked in the ring.

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