Enzo Maccarinelli ordered to fight Shane McPhilbin again for British title

Maccarinelli ordered to fight McPhilbin again after British title farce

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17:16 GMT, 30 March 2012

Enzo Maccarinelli has been ordered to have a rematch with Shane McPhilbin for the British cruiserweight title after the Welshman claimed the belt in farcical circumstances last week.

The former world champion was in serious trouble after being floored in the first round of last Friday’s bout in Wolverhampton, but escaped further punishment because the bell sounded 47 seconds early.

Go again: Enzo Maccarinelli beat Shane McPhilbin in controversial fashion

Go again: Enzo Maccarinelli beat Shane McPhilbin in controversial fashion

Maccarinelli recovered to win the fight comfortably on points, but the British Boxing Board of Control have insisted on a rematch before October.

Timekeeper Martin Fallon has been suspended until January 1.