The boxer who sustained a seizure yesterday following ahead injury received in a professional bout is now in a medically induced coma following brain surgery to remove blood that was accumulating within his brain.
Troubling and filled with lots of double talk is the statement released by the chairman of the California boxing commission who stated, "The injury manifested itself through this fight, but whether or not the true cause for him having the bleeding or having seizures was because of the fight is yet to be determined" then adding, "most such injuries do not stem, specifically from the actual bouts" Read the full story be clicking here.
EXCUSE ME, boxing is a sport designed to inflict injury on your opponent. Most troubling is that it is designed to inflict BRAIN INJURY, that's what the prized "knockout" is all about. The California Boxing Commission has their head in the sand when they make these absurd statements. Brain damage, seizures and comas, where do they think they are coming from if not from the blows inflicted to the head and the subsequent head injury that takes place during the fight?