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23 OCTOBER 2018

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Scott Westgarth Dies After Winning Fight In Doncaster

Scott Westgarth Dies After Winning Fight In Doncaster


British light heavyweight boxer Scott Westgarth has died in hospital after feeling unwell following his 10 round points decision win over Dec Spelman.


The 31-year-old from Newcastle, who won the bout by a score of 95-92, reportedly collapsed in his dressing room a short while after the fight and was rushed to hospital. Both boxers were knocked down during the bout, Spelman in third round and Westgarth in the 10th.


Scott, 7-2-1-(2), who was 31 years-old, was hoping to fight for the English title.


The remaining fights on the card were cancelled.

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