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30 JULY 2014

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Young Boxer Loses Fight For Life


A 21 year-old boxer has died 17 days after he was knocked out during his professional debut.

 

The Japanese Boxing Commission announced on Monday(Jan 6), Tesshin Okada lost his fight for life in a Tokyo hospital after losing consciousness after the fourth and final round of a super-flyweight bout against Masafumi Kamiyama at the .Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on December 20, 2013.

 

Okada was rushed to hospital by ambulance and underwent an operation on the brain after suffering an acute subdural haematoma, the commission confirmed.




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