Edgar Berlanga gained’t be preventing once more for no less than a half 12 months.
The tremendous middleweight contender has been suspended for six months by the New York State Athletic Commision for biting the neck of Roamer Alexis Angulo on June 11 at Hulu Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard.
Berlanga (20-0, 16 KOs) additionally was fined $10,000.
The Brooklyn fighter, who was properly forward on the scorecards, opened his mouth and made contact with Angulo’s neck within the seventh spherical of their 10-round bout. Angulo jumped away and informed his cornermen between rounds what Berlanga had completed.
Referee Ricky Gonzalez evidently didn’t see the foul as a result of he took no motion.
Berlanga made gentle of the chunk instantly after the battle however apologized the next day.