Laura Woods forced to apologise live on TNT Sports on first-ever show after Usyk's win over Dubois | The Sun
LAURA Woods was forced to apologise during her TNT Sports debut after Oleksandr Usyk's controversial win over Daniel Dubois.
The 36-year-old has become the face of the re-branded channel and was on hosting duties for the first time in Wroclaw, Poland.
Dubois lost the fight in contentious circumstances after his heavy fifth-round punch to the midrift sent his opponent to the floor.
However, the Brit's shot was deemed a low blow by the referee and therefore illegal.
Usyk was allowed nearly four minutes to recover and got back to his feet to secure a knockout win in round nine.
Dubois feels he was "cheated out of victory".
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And his promoter Frank Warren agreed and ended his interview with TNT Sports, saying: "That was bulls***."
The cameras then cut back to Woods, who apologised to viewers for the language as she dazzled in a stylish black outfit.
Warren had raged: "Dubois has been cheated out of it.
"That is all he worked on in camp, work to the body. The referee got it badly wrong.
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"That was not a low blow, it is a nonsense, a total nonsense.
"The governing bodies will have to do something about it and order a rematch, how can they not?
"Appeal what has gone on here, and see what happens, justice has not been done.
"It is all about a legitimate punch that he has been working on, and that should have been the end of the fight."
Woods was joined by Carl Frampton and Steve Bunce after the heavyweight bout to discuss the controversy.
Frampton agreed with Warren, saying: "Dubois should be world champion right now."
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