Good decision by the jury I think. The man was clearly provoked and had suffered from malicious rumours which I know from experience can have a terrible effect on a person. The 'victim' can't be much of a man if he punches women in the face and I would say it was a clear case of self defence.
"Almost anything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it. You must be the change that you wish to see in the world." Gandhi