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Boxer dies after sustaining brain bleed during bout

Boxer dies: Russian boxer, Maxim Dadashev, has died after sustaining brain injuries during a bout on Friday, July 19. The 28-year-old, had been in a medically induced coma since he underwent a two-hour surgery to relieve bleeding in his brain.

The life-ending injury came in an 11-round loss to Subriel Matias. Following the fight, Dadashev was aided out of the ring and was hauled out of the arena on a stretcher. He was then transported to UM Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD.

This was the first and only United States professional loss of Dadashev’s career, finishing 13-1.

According to Dadashev’s manager, Egis Klimas, neurosurgeon Mary IH Cobb told him on Saturday morning that the boxer was showing signs of severe brain damage and was in Critical but stable condition.   

Boxer dies after sustaining brain bleed during bout

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