Post-race punch up at US race leads to disqualification for riders involved

Ugly scenes at American Criterium Cup race in Salt Lake City also lead to fines and a suspension

Justin Williams Cory Williams L39ION of Los Angeles
Justin Williams and brother Cory Williams riding for L39ION of Los Angeles
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A physical fight at the American Criterium Cup race in Salt Lake City on Saturday resulted in two riders being disqualified, suspended and fined.

Following the conclusion of the race, a fight broke out between Best Buddies Racing's Michael Hernandez and L39ION of Los Angeles' Justin Williams. The physical altercation saw punches thrown and abuse shouted, with the pair subsequently disqualified, fined and suspended for 72 hours. 

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