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Saturday, 1 October 2016

Scottish boxer who was knocked unconscious in the ring has died

25-year-old Mike Towell who was left with severe injuries after being knocked out in the fifth round on Thursday night by Dale Evans has passed away. He was taken from the ring on a stretcher and transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he had been fighting for his life. His management said he passed away yesterday with his family at his bedside. He's a survived by a child.



The boxer had been undefeated going into the fight, with 11 previous wins and one draw on his professional record.

Members of the boxing community have been paying their respects to a man they fondly referred to as 'Iron Mike'.


His partner, Chloe Ross took to her Facebook page to say she was "absolutely heartbroken" to announce that he passed away peacefully shortly after 11pm on Friday evening, 12 hours after he was taken off life support. She wrote:


Evans is yet to comment on his opponent's death.

34 comments:

Eleojo Blessing said...

Oh no

dj banti said...

Lets say
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10 glory be
For 9ja today

freeborn bamislam suani ahmad bamislam said...

So dude is gone huh?
Aww what a sports.
This is one of the reason one i hate boxer with passion.
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#sad indeed

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freeborn bamislam suani ahmad bamislam said...

So dude is gone huh?
Aww what a sports.
This is one of the reason why i hate boxer with passion.
DEVIL and apc GO HEAR AM IN HELL FIRE




















#sad indeed

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

So sad! May his soul rest in peace

livingstone chibuike said...

Too bad..Rip

Uju Phil said...

Quite sad... RIP man. I so hate this game!!!

AMMY said...

So sad

Odibe Blessing said...

Smhhhh....RIP to him,he knws one day smtin like this will happen

Chidinma Okekearu said...

How is boxing a sport now...dz 1 just died from it..#wasted

ike manuel said...

Omg! So sad! They should have waited for longer before taking him off life support... Rip to his soul

Na me talk am!

Long Live Lib!!!

CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Every job has its own hazards. RIP

Long Live LIB

okechukwu nnoduechi said...

CHAII NAWA O, RIP BRO








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evy claret said...

Quite sad

Eva Da Diva...

Anonymous said...

How are you sure you will make heaven? Ode oshi

InsureYourAutos said...

This is too bad. If he had premonitions before the fight he should not have fought niyen

doctor samba said...

Boxing is a violent sport no doubt.

vinna saviour said...

Quite sad...may his soul rest in peace

ONYX linda ikeji first son GODWIN said...

All these dangerous sports!

daniel ubong said...

Sorry brother,RIP

King Maker said...

Rip to the dead

Noble Ajuz said...

As far as am concerned, boxing is not a sport. You are not even given a point until am being hit on the head which houses my brain. Nah I no do.

Tim Bigy said...

This is one of the reason one i hate boxer with passion

OSINANL said...

I so much hate boxing..

RIP to him

horochi chimezie said...

Gosh i hate this sport . Soccer all the way !. RIP Man

clement ayomide said...

rip Have you read the latest eisode of Silver Lining, Forbidden Love, King of Hearts, Twist of Fate and Krishi

dakova web said...

When I read abt this my spiri told me that he won't survive it

Chuks Bruno said...

Boxing should been ban

Emeka Onu said...

where child fortune to pick dead grasshopper there he's dead will his dead body will be pick, R.I.P

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Juliet Iwuno said...

May his soul RIP. Linda take note!

Anonymous said...

I hate boxing and wrestling.

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