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A boxer died in Durban on Tuesday. The 24-year-old boxer Simiso Buthelezi had slipped into a coma two days ago on Sunday. He was injured during a fight for the WBF All Africa Lightweight Title. This fight was being telecast on National TV channel.
Boxing South Africa said in a social post that Simiso Buthelezi had died on Tuesday. He suffered a head injury during a fight in Durban on Sunday and appeared unconscious. When the 10th and final round ended with only a few seconds left and the referee stopped the bout and resumed it, Buthelezi became confused and started punching the referee in the air. In such a situation, the referee immediately stopped the fight and declared the opponent the winner. During the entire fight, Buteleji looked more aggressive. He had tried to put pressure on Sipheshle Mantungwa by throwing him out of the ropes.
Doctors expressed fear of blood clotting
Doctors have feared blood clotting in the brain behind the death of Buteleji. His brain was bleeding. However, he was not injured in most of the matches. The doctor says that it could be a case of concussion.
had recently graduated butthelogy
The instructors of boothelology visited him in the hospital twice. He had told that there was no change in his condition. He was in a coma, neither moving nor talking. Butheleji had recently completed his graduation.
21 days ago, Musa Pun was attacked in the ring.
Turkish boxer Musa Yamak was killed 21 days ago during a similar fight. The 38-year-old star boxer had a heart attack during the fight. He was facing Hamza Vadera.