Argentinian boxer Hugo Santillana died from injuries sustained during the battle against the champion of Uruguay’s Eduardo Abreu. Argentine died on the 23rd year of life.
10-round bout was held on Saturday, the 21st of July, and ended in a draw. The boxer finished the fight with a bloody face.
During the announcement of the referee notes Santillana barely stay on his feet. Some time later the boxer began to lose consciousness.
The Argentinian after the match was taken to the hospital. The survey revealed that of the athlete a blood clot in the brain, so he was urgently operated.
After that 23-year-old boxer was two stop breathing and heart. This morning, Santillana died in hospital, reports Clarín DEPORTES.
The tragic death of the Argentine boxer is the fourth this week.
Monday, July 22 at the age of 36 in Cherepovets (Russia) died, the local boxer Artem Ignatiev. The cause of death of Russian athlete was a stroke.
Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died July 23 in the United States as a result of injuries sustained during the battle, held in the night of July 20.
On Tuesday, July 23, died the legendary Ukrainian Boxing coach Anatoly Kovalenko. The eminent instructor has died on 83-m to year of life.