Furious fans have rallied around boxer Julius Francis as they condemned the security licensing authority’s decision to suspend him after he punched a reveller out cold.
Francis, who was knocked out by ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson during their contest back in 2000, was working as a bouncer outside Boxpark in Wembley when he left the man unconscious with a single punch on June 11.
The clip of incident, which went viral, showed a man outside the venue hurling insults at staff and 57-year-old Francis intervening – before punching him to the ground.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed last week that they dropped the investigation into the punch-up – but it was revealed last night that Francis has lost his Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence.
Speaking about losing his right to work in the security industry, the former boxer told TMZ: ‘The SIA have suspended my licence to work so I can’t work at the moment, so I’m just trying to get that sorted and then hopefully back on the doors as soon as…