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Stefan Struve felt ‘screwed by the rules’ in Ben Rothwell fight, not seeking rematch

All things considered, Stefan Struve was mostly encouraged by his return from a brief 10-month retirement, even if he ended up losing under questionable circumstances.

That said, this past Saturday’s fight in Washington, D.C., opposite Ben Rothwell will go down as a loss on Struve’s record, the result of a Rothwell flurry near the end of round two that led to the bout being waved off by referee Dan Miragliotta.

Up to that point, much of the action appeared to favor Struve, and “Big Ben” had been deducted one point for a low blow after a second errant kick to the groin.