FIGHT FA­TAL­I­TIES SINCE 2016

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

PA­TRICK DAY

UNITED STATES

Died: Oct 16, 2019, aged 27

Suf­fered a se­ri­ous brain in­jury dur­ing his fight against Charles Con­well and died four days later.

BORIS STANCHOV

BUL­GARIA

Died: Sept 21, 2019, aged 21

A blow from Al­ba­nian Ardit Murja sent the young feather­weight into car­diac ar­rest.

MAXIM DADASHEV

RUS­SIA

Died: Jul 23, 2019, aged 28

His fight v Subriel Matiás stopped in 11th round. Showed signs of trauma on way back to dress­ing room. Un­der­went brain surgery but died four days later.

HUGO SANTILLÁN

ARGENTINIA

Died: 21 Jul, 2019, aged 23

Fainted af­ter fight­ing Eduardo Javier Abreu. Rushed to hospi­tal with brain and kid­ney fail­ure and never re­gained con­scious­ness. Un­der­went brain surgery but died from car­diac ar­rest.

CHRIS­TIAN DAGHIO

ITALY

Died: Oct 26, 2018, aged 49

Hit can­vas twice while fight­ing Don Parueang in Bangkok. Rushed to hospi­tal but died two days later.

DAVID WHITTOM

CANADA

Died: Mar 16, 2018, aged 39

Taken to hospi­tal one day af­ter fight­ing Gary Kopas. Suf­fered a brain haem­or­rhage and sur­geons re­moved half his skull. Died af­ter 10 months in a coma.

SCOTT WESTGARTH

ENG­LAND

Died: Feb 25, 2018, aged 31

Col­lapsed in locker room af­ter beat­ing Dec Spel­man. Hos­pi­talised but died the next day.

TIM HAGUE

CANADA

Died: June 18, 2017, age 34

Brain haem­or­rhage af­ter fight­ing Adam Braid­wood and died a day later.

MIKE TOW­ELL

SCOT­LAND

Died: Sep 30, 2016, age 25

Suf­fered head in­juries af­ter fight­ing Dale Evans in Glas­gow. Died in hospi­tal one day later with a bleed to the brain.

DWIGHT RITCHIE

AUS­TRALIA

Died: Nov 9, 2019, age 27

Col­lapsed in the ring af­ter body shot while spar­ring Michael Zer­afa and could not be re­vived.

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