Chad Dawson wants what he believes is rightfully his.
He had the TKO victory against Bernard Hopkins.
He had the WBC light heavyweight title in his hands.
Both were stripped from the 29-year-old Dawson before he had enough time to savor his TKO victory against the ageless Hopkins in their October bout in Los Angeles.
Dawson turned the fight into an amateur wrestling match when he lifted Hopkins and tossed him to the canvas late in the second round. Hopkins dislocated a joint in his left shoulder and was unable to continue.
The ref waved off the fight and ruled it a TKO, crowning Dawson the new champion.
Not so fast. After a review because of Dawson's controversial tactics, the decision was ruled a no-contest and the belt returned to the 47-year-old Philadelphia fighter.
Dawson and Hopkins have their rematch set for Saturday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic, N.J.
This fight, ''Bad Chad'' vows to leave nothing up for dispute.
''I am here to fight and finish off what should have ...