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Boxing news: Patrick Day dies aged just 27 after suffering traumatic brain injury Saturday’s defeat to Charles Conwell

Boxing news: Patrick Day dies aged just 27 after suffering traumatic brain injury Saturday’s defeat to Charles Conwell

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Patrick Day has died at the age of just 27 after suffering a traumatic brain injury in his knockout defeat to Charles Conwell on Saturday night.Day was beaten in the final round of their ten-round super-welterweight battle at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago and never regained consciousness from the KO. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA Patrick Day has died at 27 He underwent emergency surgery and was in a coma until passing away today. A statement from his promoter Lou DiBella said: “Patrick Day passed away today, October 16, 2019, succumbing to the traumatic brain injury he suffered in his fight this past Saturday, October 12, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL. “He was surrounded by his family, close friends and members of his boxing team, including his
Boxing news: Terence Crawford defence, Teofimo Lopez title shot and Michael Conlan Olympic revenge fight officially announced for December 14 in New York

Boxing news: Terence Crawford defence, Teofimo Lopez title shot and Michael Conlan Olympic revenge fight officially announced for December 14 in New York

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Terence Crawford will defend his world title, Teofimo Lopez will challenge for a world title and Michael Conlan will get his shot at Olympic revenge on December 14 at MSG in New York. The American (35-0) WBO welterweight champion faces mandatory challenger Egidijus Kavaliauskas, an unbeaten (21-0-1) Latvian who admittedly underwhelmed last time out as he endured a draw for the first time. Getty Terence Crawford stopped Amir Khan last time out “Kavaliauskas is a two-time Olympian and I can’t take him lightly,” Crawford said. “He’s got everything to gain and nothing to lose and that makes him dangerous. I never overlook any opponent, and this will be no exception.” Kavaliauskas replied: “I have prepared my whole boxing career for a fight of this magnit
Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

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Zelfa Barrett knocked out Jordy McCorry in the ninth round to defend his Commonwealth super-featherweight title on Josh Warrington’s undercard on Saturday night.The ‘Brown Flash’ was dropped by a low blow from his opponent just one round earlier, and got revenge with the stoppage. The action initially heated up in round three as Barrett floored McCorry with a brutal body shot. In the sessions that followed, Zelfa was warned multiple times for low blows, but not deducted a point. He then scored a second knockdown in round eight, before his opponent saved himself by smashing Barrett back with a low blow of his own. POWER PUNCHER Usyk's top five knockouts as Joshua, Wilder and Fury lie in wait
Manchester United injury news: Paul Pogba ‘almost certain’ to MISS Liverpool clash with midfielder set to be sidelined until November

Manchester United injury news: Paul Pogba ‘almost certain’ to MISS Liverpool clash with midfielder set to be sidelined until November

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Manchester United fear midfielder Paul Pogba will be sidelined until at least the end of October with a foot injury, reports claim. The Frenchman is therefore almost certain to miss next Sunday’s crunch showdown with Liverpool at Old Trafford. Getty Images - Getty Manchester United could be without Paul Pogba until at least the end of October The latest news is a huge blow to United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has come under increased scrutiny after overseeing the club’s worst start to a season in 30 years. Pogba is currently in Dubai participating in a warm weather rehabilitation programme in an attempt to speeden up his return from injury. The 26-year-old posted a video of himself in the Middle East on Friday completing a battle rope session wit
Boxing news: Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz rematch officially announced for November 23 in Las Vegas

Boxing news: Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz rematch officially announced for November 23 in Las Vegas

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Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC heavyweight title in a rematch with Luis Ortiz on November 23 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.The ‘Bronze Bomber’ previously knocked out Cuba’s ‘King Kong’ in a thrilling fight last year, and the pair will now do battle once again. Getty Deontay Wilder knocked out Luis Ortiz in a sensational fight 18 months ago RUTHLESS Daniel Dubois destroys Ebenezer Tetteh with brutal first-round knockout DEFENCE Callum Smith's next fight officially announced with opponent, date and venue SPARKED Unbeaten Archie Sharp loses first three rounds, then scores massive one-pu