Kash Ali’s boxing license has been suspended pending a listening to, the British Boxing Board of Control has announced. Ali was disqualified for biting David Price for Saturday’s heavyweight bout and has additionally had his handbag, envisioned to be inside the area of £20,000, withheld, minus prices.
The incident took place in round five while Price, 35, landed a fierce blow at the formerly undefeated Ali. He reacted by using forcing his opponent to the canvas in which he was seen to chunk the Liverpudlian, leaving a visible mark on his torso.
The referee, Mark Lyson, who had in advance docked Ali a point for hitting the returned of Price’s head, straight away disqualified him and offered the victory to Price, who had been in advance on the scorecards.
Ali left the M&S Bank Arena under a barrage of beverages thrown through spectators and admitted shortly after the fight that he has been “silly.”
Price remains bemused with the aid of the incident, even though he is aware that he did the proper element by heading off also confrontation following the premature ending.
He told talkSPORT: “When he turned into on the ground on the pinnacle of me he went a piece limp and I concept ‘he doesn’t need to stand up right here,’ I notion he’d at the least attempt to stand up.
“The next issue I felt changed into his enamel sink in, and I didn’t recognize what to do, naturally, it all occurred fast. It turned into just a piece of a mad enjoy.
“When I stood up, and primary went over to him, part of me wanted to just lay him obtainable and then. I notion higher of it because it might have got myself in a load of trouble and it would have brought about lots of hassle on the night time. I don’t recognize whether or not it’s out of an individual for him or now not because I’ve sparred with him quite a bit and I’ve observed continuously him be quite respectful.