Row erupts in Italy over boxer with neo-Nazi tattoos

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:35:58 GMT 15

Row erupts in Italy over boxer with neo-Nazi tattoos


Italian Boxing Federation criticised for not acting sooner over Michele Broili, who has numerous Nazi tattoos

A boxing title match has sparked a row in Italy after it emerged that one of the contenders had several neo-Nazi tattoos.

The boxer, Michele Broili, 28, was defeated on Sunday night in Trieste for the super-featherweight title by Hassan Nourdine, 34, in a match that reignited the debate in Italy on the display of Nazi and fascist symbols.

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