The British Boxing Board of Control has confirmed it will investigate the scoring of Josh Taylor’s controversial points victory over Jack Catterall.

Taylor retained his undisputed champion status of the super-lightweight division via a split decision in his Scotland homecoming on Saturday, despite being knocked down, cut and out-boxed for long periods.

The decision was a major shock to the large majority of ringside analysts, with the entire Sky Sports team in agreement Catterall had done enough to become world champion.

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Extended highlights of Josh Taylor’s controversial split decision victory over Jack Catterall

“The British Boxing Board of Control will be investigating the scoring of this contest and will advise accordingly,” read a statement released by British boxing’s governing body on Monday.

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