Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

By REUTERS
October 1, 2016 07:03

 
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Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

Towell was knocked down in the opening round of his bout by Welshman Dale Evans and referee Victor Loughlin eventually stopped the contest in the fifth. The Dundee fighter received treatment in the ring before being taken to hospital

St Andrews Sporting Club, which organized the fight, said early on Saturday that Towell had died.

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