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Maxim Dadashev, 28, Dies From Brain Damage Suffered In TKO Loss

By Keith Idec

Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday from brain damage suffered during a technical knockout loss Friday night.

Russia’s Dadashev was 28.

Buddy McGirt, Dadashev’s trainer, and Donatas Janusevicius, his strength and conditioning coach, confirmed Dadashev’s death to ESPN.com on Tuesday morning.

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Dadashev had remained in a medically induced coma since early Saturday morning, after he underwent a two-hour emergency surgery to relieve severe swelling on his brain. He suffered a subdural hemotoma, bleeding on the brain, during a technical-knockout defeat to Subriel Matias in an IBF junior welterweight elimination match ESPN televised from MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

ESPN.com reported that the neurosurgeon who performed the procedure on Dadashev told his manager, Egis Klimas, on Saturday that the fallen fighter had suffered severe brain damage.

McGirt stopped what had become a one-sided fight following the 11th round Friday night because he felt Dadashev had taken too many punches. Dadashev walked out of the ring on his own, but he soon stumbled and began vomiting into a bucket.

He was taken from the arena on a stretcher. Dadashev then was rushed to nearby UM Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Maryland, where he had surgery.

Dadashev, who was promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc., was unbeaten before Puerto Rico’s Matias (14-0, 14 KOs) defeated him. The St. Petersburg, Russia, native went 13-1, including 11 knockouts, in a three-year pro career that began in April 2016.

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Someone88 on 07-27-2019

Very sad, Rest In Peace.

Comment by TBear on 07-25-2019

May he Rest In Peace.

Comment by Ben Bolt on 07-25-2019

[QUOTE=thecomedian2;19931245]He was a nobody[/QUOTE] He was man enough to fight in the ring, and not a boy "fighting" behind a keyboard. [QUOTE=thecomedian2;19931245] will only be missed by his family, you will forget about him next week[/QUOTE] However true. Boxing mourn…

Comment by thecomedian2 on 07-24-2019

[QUOTE=Vlad_;19931237]Wow. You're a huge piece of sh[COLOR="Black"]it.[/COLOR][/QUOTE] Oh come on...! He was a nobody and will only be missed by his family, you will forget about him next week and I am being generous here.. God I wish Marquez had…

Comment by Vlad_ on 07-24-2019

[QUOTE=thecomedian2;19931228]How come bums like these dude die by taking a beating, but that piece of Shiat PacRoid is still kicking after that massive KTFO6?[/QUOTE] Wow. You're a huge piece of sh[COLOR="Black"]it.[/COLOR]

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