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Mike Perez: Magomed in My Thoughts, A True Warrior

New York City - Heavyweight Mike Perez was deeply saddened to hear of the injuries suffered by Magomed Abdusalamov during their 10-round battle on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
 
Abdusalamov is being treated at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.
 
“’Mago is in my thoughts and prayers and I hope he recovers quickly,” said Perez. “He fought like a true warrior, I’m happy to be victorious but my main concern is for his health.”
 
Added Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, “Our entire team was very saddened to hear of the injuries that Magomed sustained during his bout on Saturday night. He is in our thoughts and prayers and we thank his team for keeping us updated on his condition.”
 
Stated Patrick Thomas of Team Thomas Boxing, “Everyone at Team Thomas wishes a full and speedy recovery to Magomed.”
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lefthook2daliva on 11-05-2013

Was saddened to hear about this. Best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.

Comment by hectari on 11-05-2013

These were heavyweight power punchers trading blows throwing as many punches as lightweights it was a brutal fight of the year candidate, the ref should have stopped it. I cheered both guys, but now I feel hurt and pain this…

Comment by New England on 11-05-2013

john david jackson probably hasn't slept much in the past few days.

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 11-05-2013

Trainers have to protect the fighter when he knows his guy is losing, has nothing to give, taking a beating and refuses to quit. Smh

Comment by smifnwessun on 11-05-2013

[QUOTE=parrish duke;13904451]They had to remove a portion of his skull to relieve the pressure - I do not think he will be fighting again, from the end of the first round on Mago raised concerns in his corner over his…

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