Crazy scenes as boxing fans riot over controversial decision

Boxing fans have broken into a riot after a controversial decision ended a fight in the Dominican Republic.

In scary vision uploaded to Twitter, angry fans can be seen charging into the ring to attack the winner, Curtis Stevens, and his corner.

Other fans are seen hurling plastic chairs at each other.

The fans were clearly fuming after Stevens beat home-town favourite Carlos Jairo Cruz by stoppage at the end of the fourth round.

Boxing fans erupt after the controversial ref stoppage. Pic: Twitter/@julianisjulius

Stevens, a 33 year old boxer from America, was forced to bail past the angry crowd to exit the room.

An angry mob chased him and his corner out of the venue before police arrived to subdue the crowd with tear gas.

One boxing fan on Twitter alleged someone even tried to shoot Stevens.

It is believed Stevens is safe and well after the fight.