Unbeaten heavyweight Mike Perez has issued a statement following the brain injury by Magomed Abdusalamov during their 10-round fight at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday.
Abdusalamov is currently being treated at the Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.
“Mago is in my thoughts and prayers and I hope he recovers quickly,” said Perez. “He fought like a true warrior, I’m happy to be victorious but my main concern is for his health.”
Tom Loeffler from K2 Promotions added: “Our entire team was very saddened to hear of the injuries that Magomed sustained during his bout on Saturday night. He is in our thoughts and prayers and we thank his team for keeping us updated on his condition.”
November 4, 2013