Andre Dirrell’s Uncle Wanted by Police for Punching Jose Uzcategui After Fight

American Andre Dirrell fought Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui for the IBF interim super middleweight in Maryland Friday night. Uzcategui was disqualified for slugging Dirrell after the bell following the eighth round. Then, Dirrell’s uncle and coach, Leon Lawson Jr., threw two haymakers at Uzcategui. Here is a video of the series of events (the uncle’s shots come around the 1:50 mark):

“I’m very sorry for what my coach has done,” Dirrell said after the match, via CBS’s Brian Campbell. “But he loves me. That’s my man, that’s my uncle, that’s my brother, that’s my coach.”

Dan Rafael of ESPN reported Dirrell’s uncle, Leon Lawson, “is wanted by cops and they don’t know where he is.”

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