Ask The Editors Logo - click here to go back to the home page
News divider Features divider Schedules & Results divider Rankings and Stats divider Community My Profile Login

18 NOVEMBER 2018


Samil Sam Released From Hospital

Sinan Samil Sam. The “Bull from Bosporus” has been released from a hospital in Istanbul where has been staying since mid-December.

Samil Sam is suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. The two-time former two European heavyweight champion had been rushed to the intensive care unit after he spat up blood.

Initially,Samil Sam was unresponsive, but now he has been given the all-clear in terms of his health. “I’m feeling better,” said Sam. “I thank all my friends and fans for their concern. In the future I must pay attention to myself and my health. Of course,

"I can’t even think of boxing after this. But I feel so fit again that I hope I’ll soon to be able to train young talent.”

Sam’s doctor Dr. Ayca Bozoklu confirmed that for the moment a liver transplant does not appear necessary. Sinan is under medication and further observation. For the medium term, a transplant may be an option if a suitable organ donor is found.

Janaury 16, 2011

Subscribe to feed Subscribe to feed
License/buy our content  |  Privacy policy  |  Terms & conditions  |  Copyright  |  Advertising guide  |  Site Map  |  Write for  |  SecondsOut Contacts  |  Contact Us

© 2000 - 2011 Knockout Entertainment Ltd &