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Frankie Leal Passes Away After Knockout Defeat

By Salvador Rodriguez

Reports from San Diego are indicating that Mexican fighter Francisco Leal passed away due to severe injuries suffered during Saturday's knockout loss to Raul Hirales in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. After getting knocked out by Raul Hirales, the boxer appeared to be in bad condition and he was transfered to a hospital Cabo San Lucas, where he fell in a coma. The doctors discovered the boxer had brain clots from the damage sustained in the contest and he was transferred for further treatment in La Paz and then to San Diego. Leal, who made his debut in January 2005, was 26-years-old and had a record of 20 wins, 13 by knockout, 8 losses and 3 draws.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by controlmachete on 10-23-2013

So sad, disturbing to see how he slowly drops as his brain start to shut down, some guys are just too tough for their own good, my prayers go to his family, in a way i feel guilty of liking…

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 10-23-2013

Sad news to hear.

Comment by AddiX on 10-23-2013

Watched the video, sad to watch a guy die like that. crazy to think this guy can die in this sport, and nothing will change. Rip Frankie

Comment by budfr on 10-23-2013

[QUOTE=DoubleDatJab;13865836]damn R.I.P.[/QUOTE] Listen bastard, thanks to Mexicans we have excitement even though this things happen. POS !!!!!!

Comment by Ogecca MaMa on 10-23-2013

RIP Frankie.

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