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“One Way to Get a Fighter Banned”: Fans Have a Field Day as Brawl Breaks Out at Recent Amateur Fight Event

Published 11/19/2023, 2:29 PM EST

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A recent Glasgow amateur boxing event took a tumultuous turn, descending into disarray as attendees engaged in a mass brawl. Although it prompted a swift response from the police, chaos reigned. The disturbance unfolded at the Fairfield Working Men’s Club on Crossloan Road in Govan around 8.40 pm on Friday.

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Reports indicate that chairs and pint glasses were hurled during the altercation. It escalated the situation so that it required police intervention to restore order and ensure public safety. The incident marks a disconcerting disruption to what was meant to be a sporting event, underscoring the challenges faced by event organizers in maintaining a secure environment.

The brawl broke out between two amateur boxers


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Following a bout between QFC middleweight champion Dylan Bolland and Scott Henderson, a fight broke out among the spectators. It led organizers of QFC Boxing to prematurely halt the event due to the ensuing violence. Disturbing footage depicts a large-scale brawl with chairs and drinks in the air before spilling into the car park.

QFC, in a social media statement, expressed profound apologies to ticket holders and fighters. They also emphasized that the chaotic scenes were beyond their control. The organizers lamented the disruption to the event, contrasting it with their previous successful endeavors and expressing disappointment that the fighters’ hard work couldn’t be showcased as intended.


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The online community had mixed reactions to the video where they could see fights breaking out between a large group of people.

Fans react to the scuffle that took place in Glasgow

The video of the brawl went viral on the internet, and it gained a lot of attention in Boxing Kingdom. As they shared the video on X, fans went into a frenzy in the comments section.

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One of the fans stated that such an action could very well get a fighter banned from the venue.

Another fan made a joke about how the boxers were being stopped from fighting in a place that is subjugated to conduct the boxing fights.

One fan also made a joke about how this is a normal day in the events held in Glasgow, Scotland.

A fan compared this incident to the famous 1996 movie, ‘Trainspotting’.


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An X user tried to give a story behind the incident. However, the authenticity of this anecdote is up in the air as of now.


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The fans did not appreciate the brawl breaking out at the Glasgow amateur boxing event. Because it also poses a threat to the audience as well as the contestants. What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments section.

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Written by:

Chirag Radhyan


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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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Edited by:

Arunima Bhanot