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SportBoxer Hugo Santillán dies from fight injuries, just days after Maxim Dadashev's death

19:16  25 july  2019
19:16  25 july  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Santillán ’ s death comes just days after the death of Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev . Dadashev died on Tuesday from injuries sustained during a Athletic director Allen Greene announced the firing Sunday, a day after the Tigers finished the regular season with a 24-10 victory over Mississippi State.

The World Boxing Council said that Santillan died from head injuries sustained during the fight which took place in San Nicolas, a city 150 miles north of Buenos Aires. News of Santillan ’ s death comes just two days after rising Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died after suffering a brain injury

Hugo Santillán, a 23-year-old boxer from Argentina, died on Thursday from injuries he sustained in a fight on Saturday. He had been in a coma for five days, and is the second boxer in a week to die from fight injuries.

Boxer Hugo Santillán dies from fight injuries, just days after Maxim Dadashev's death© Provided by Oath Inc. Two boxes have died in the past week from injuries sustained during fights. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Santillán, a super-featherweight, was facing Eduardo Javier Abreu at Club Atlético in San Nicolás on Saturday. The two went 10 rounds in a split decision, and Santillán had to be held up by his trainers once the fight was over. He lost consciousness in the ring while waiting for the results to be announced.

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Santillan is the second boxer to die from injuries sustained in the ring this week after Dadashev ' s death was confirmed on Tuesday. The 28-year-old had been hospitalised with bleeding on the brain after his IBF light-welterweight fight against Subriel Matias was stopped at the end of the 11th round

Santillán was the second boxer to die this week following a bout. Maxim Dadashev of Russia died Tuesday in Maryland following a Friday loss to Puerto Rico’ s Subriel Matías, a fight that Dadashev ’ s trainer, Buddy McGirt, dramatically stopped after the 11th round. Santillán , a 23-year-old nicknamed

Santillán was administered oxygen before being rushed to the hospital. According to World Boxing News, Santillán developed a brain clot that required surgery, and subsequently went into cardiac arrest twice. He never woke up following the surgery.

The boxing community has had an extremely tough few days. Santillán’s death comes just days after the death of Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev. Dadashev died on Tuesday from injuries sustained during a fight the previous Friday.

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Hugo Santillan , left, and Maxim Dadashev died within days of each other. Brain injury charity Headway has again called for boxing to be banned following the deaths of two fighters in The bout was stopped by 28-year-old Dadashev ' s trainer Buddy McGirt at the end of the 11th round and the

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday after undergoing emergency brain surgery for a subdural hematoma sustained in his fight with Subriel Matias. Santillan passed out after the fight as the judges were announcing the decision, which was a draw.

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