8 Tragic Boxers Who Died In The Ring l R.I.P

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1. Tesshin Okada Okada died in a Tokyo hospital on January 6, 2014, 17 days after his professional debut. He is the 38th boxer to die from accidents in matches in Japan 2. Marco Antonio Nazareth He collapsed in the ring and had to be taken to the local hospital where he underwent a three-hour surgery to treat a cerebral hemorrhage. He died four days later. 3. Karlo Maquinto Maquinto was rushed to FEU Hospital in Quezon City. Karlo was diagnosed with subdural hematoma (blood clot sustained in his brain) upon his admission to the hospital.[2] Tests showed that a blood clot had developed in his brain as a result of blows received in the first round of the fight. As a result, soon Maquinto went into a coma and died 5 days later in the hospital. 4. Duk Koo Kim Kim collapsed into a coma, and was removed from the Caesars Palace arena on a stretcher and taken to the Desert Springs Hospital. At the hospital he was found to have a subdural hematoma consisting of 100 cc of blood in his skull. Emergency brain surgery was performed at the hospital to try to save him, but that effort proved to be futile, and Kim died four days after the bout. 5. Óscar González He fell into an almost immediate coma after the fight and by the time he reached a local hospital, brain death had occurred. On February 3, González was pronounced dead at the age of twenty-three. 6. Randie Carver He was knocked down in the 10th and tried unsuccessfully 4 times to get to his feet. He then lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital. Tragically, Carver died 2 days later from blunt head trauma received during the fight 7. Roman Simakov In 2011 Roman Simakov, fought Kovalev in which he was knocked down in the sixth round and the fight was stopped one round later Kovalev was awarded a TKO victory. Tragically, Simakov was taken to the hospital, where he lapsed into a coma and died three days later. 8. Hamzah Aljahmi A 19-year-old boxer from Michigan, died on Tuesday after he collapsed following his first professional fight. He was to hospital after undergoing brain surgery where he later died that night. ----------------------- I must state that in NO way, shape or form am I intending to infringe rights of the copyright holder. Content used is strictly for research/reviewing purposes and to help educate. All under the Fair Use law. "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use."