By Mike Coppinger
Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov (18-1, 18KOs) now is in stable condition in the intensive care unit of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, Team Abdusalamov told BoxingScene.com on Sunday. However, Abdusalamov still is in a medically induced coma.
Abdusalamov was hospitalized early Sunday morning in New York and placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a small blood clot on his his brain, BoxingScene.com's Rick Reeno reported earlier this morning.
Abdusalamov suffered the blood clot after the HBO-televised brawl with Mike Perez, which Abdusalamov lost by decision. He also sustained a broken hand and broken nose. He was placed in the medically induced coma to reduce the possibility of any serious complications stemming from the blood clot.
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