Falcao, one of two talented Brazilian brothers, made his debut this past Saturday night fighting against Argentinian Fidel Rios (10-0-2-1, 4) the Latin spirit of both men boiled over in to the contest.
The fight, which hadn't been the cleanest of battles, saw both men fighting after the bell to end round 2. Rather than give both men warnings the referee, José Bezerra, decided to just disqualify both men prior to the start of round 3, a decision which appeared to please no one.
From various reports Rios spat at either Falcao or the referee, whilst Falcao was said to have commented that the decision by the referee has deprived the Brazilian people of what they had been wanting to see. From footage released, Rios had already been deducted a point for use of the head and the bout showed no sign of being "well fought".
Falcao is now expected to head to the US to fight away from the Brazilian public and referees like Mr Bezerra...which ironically sounds a bit like "bizarre-a"