Family of Russian boxer injured in US plans suit

The family of a Russian boxer who was critically injured during a Madison Square Garden fight has filed court papers preparing to sue. Magomed Abdusalamov lost a heavyweight fight against Mike Perez on Nov. 2. Hours later, he was in a coma. His wife names New York state, the state Athletic Commission and the state Boxing Commission. They did not return calls for comment Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN Outside the Lines looks at Magomed Abdusalamov injury

ESPN Outside the Lines is set to showcase a special segment on the tragic circumstances surrounding the injury to heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov. Right here, you can find a video preview of the segment, and more background on what they will be discussing. Correspondent John Barr interviews Bakanay Abdusalamova, whose husband Magomed suffered severe brain injuries in a November heavyweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Perez returns to ring after Abdusalamov bout

Life and death are more immediate to Mike Perez than to most boxers. He escaped Cuba nearly seven years ago, clinging to a boat that could have capsized at any moment on a perilous trip over the lonely ocean. When Perez's last opponent, Magomed Abdusalamov, nearly died after their bout at Madison Square Garden in November, the news reduced Perez to tears and soul-searching....
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ring 10 boxing charity is helping comatose prizefighter Magomed Abdusalamov

The Ring 10 boxing charity, a nonprofit foundation established in 2010, is accepting donations on behalf of Magomed Abdusalamov and his family. The 32-year-old Abdusalamov (18-1, 18 KOs) lost a close unanimous decision to Cuban Mike Perez on November 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. A 6-foot-3 southpaw who was a decorated Russian amateur champion, Abdusalamov went to...
Via Sports by Colin
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov Awaken From Medically Induced Coma

The doctors were expecting Magomed Abdusalamov to die from the injuries he suffered during the fight against Mike Perez. While Mago is nowhere near out of danger, we do have some good news to report according to ESPN. Injured heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was brought out of a medically induced coma on Friday and was breathing on his own, promoter Nathan Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Magomed Abdusalamov still in coma, but expected to survive & beginning to respond positively

Sampson Lewkowicz, wishes to thank the boxing world for their prayers and donations to badly injured Russian heavyweight Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov and has some cautiously optimistic news to convey. "Mago still in an induced coma but is beginning to respond positively. I expect him to live. On behalf of the family and myself, I now ask you switch your prayers to his...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Magomed Abdusalamov Is In A Coma Because Of Us

(New York, NY, USA; Magomed Abdusalamov [left] and Mike Perez [right] box during their heavyweight bout at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Perez won via unanimous decision. Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports) Heavyweight boxer Magomed Abdusalamov is in an induced coma from which he may never wake up. He was taken to hospital in New York on Saturday night after a bruising...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov Suffered a Stroke & is on Life Support

Magomed who was in a medically induced coma after a blood clot was discovered after his fight with Mike Perez condition is even more serious than originally reported. Although Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov remained in stable condition in intensive care and in a medically induced coma on Tuesday night, he suffered a stroke on Sunday. “He is recovering from a stroke and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxer in medically induced coma

Russian heavyweight boxer Magomed Abdusalamov remains in a medically induced coma in a New York City hospital following emergency surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain sustained during Saturday's bout against Mike Perez. The 32 year-old boxer lost to Perez in 10 rounds and also broke his nose and left hand during the fight. According to the New York Daily News , Abdusalamov...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Abdusalamov Stable After Medically Induced Coma

NEW YORK, NY - Heavyweight prospect Magomed Abdusalamov is reportedly in stable condition following a medically induced coma after his bout with Mike Perez Saturday night in New York. As reported by, after his defeat at the hands of Perez last night at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Abdusalamov sought treatment for a broken nose and hand suffered during the match...
Via BadCulture
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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