- Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev passed away days after his match
- Dadashev immediately went through a brain surgery
- The match was stopped by his trainer during the 11th round
Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev passed away on Tuesday morning after sustaining brain injuries during his fight with Subriel Matias on Friday.
KAMI learned that the 28-year-old junior welterweight immediately went through brain surgery after the match.
As reported by the ESPN (authors Dan Rafael and Steve Kim), his trainer Buddy McGirt stopped the fight during the 11th round.
It was also reported by CNN Philippines that Dadashev had a hard time walking back to his dressing room. He was vomiting and started to lose his consciousness along the way.
McGirt and the widow of Dadashev, Elizaveta Apushkina, have confirmed the passing of Dadashev.
The Russian Boxing Federation shared that they have started an investigation regarding the incident.
“Mad Max” or Maxim Dadashev is from St. Petersburg, Russia. He was currently based in Oxnard, California. According to Top Rank, Dadashev has a record of 13 wins and 1 lose. 10 of his wins were by knockouts.
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