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By fair means or foul? Mairis Briedis uses elbow en route to knocking out Krzysztof Glowacki

Mairis Briedis scores controversial KO that should be overturned following shocking display from the referee, but there's joy for Yuniel Dorticos on undercard
KGZ for WBSS
Riga • June 15

FARCICAL officiating, and a hefty portion of dirty fighting, wrecked the WBO cruiserweight title fight between Mairis Briedis and Krzysztof Glowacki as the former rampaged to a violent third round victory that was both triggered and tarnished by an ugly elbow to the skull.

With less than a minute remaining in round two the pair locked arms, southpaw Glowacki thumped Briedis on the back of the head with his spare left, before the Latvian trumped the foul-fest with a short and sharp blow with his elbow.

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