Major Damage Boxers Some Were Die

Major Damage Boxers Some were Die.

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Hello friends this is Sana Ahmed here..

Today im sharing with you Most Dangerous punch ever in Boxing History see this ..!

Duk-Koo Kim – after his brutal death both the referee who officiated the match and Kim’s mother committed suicide

Young Korean fighter wasn’t the first boxer to die as a result of injuries suffered in the ring. Nor was he the last. But up to this day, those who watched Kim battle Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini for 14 rounds in the outdoor arena at Caesars Palace, remember vividly a day that would cause a national debate over the very existence of boxing and ultimately bring change to the sport.

Mancini was defending his WBA lightweight title for the second time when he climbed through the ropes at Caesars. In the 13th round, Mancini unleashed a barrage of 39 straight punches. Somehow, Kim survived the round. Early in the 14th, Mancini connected with two big rights to Kim’s head and the Korean dropped to the canvas. He beat the count of 10, but referee Richard Green stopped the fight. Kim was carried out of the ring by stretcher and rushed to Desert Springs Hospital. He died four days later.

This fight became famous for the aftermath: Kim’s mom and the referee Richard Green committed suicide months after Kim’s death. It’s also said that this fight changed boxing rules and posterior fights went from 15 rounds to just 12. Mancini suffered from depression and was never the same fighter again, though he continued to box until 1993. (Link)

Becky Zerlentes – the first woman to die in the ring

College teacher and award-winning female boxer Becky Zerlentes died in 2005 and is believed to be the first woman to die in a sanctioned bout. The preliminary cause of death was “blunt force trauma to the head”, but results from an autopsy were not immediately available. Zerlentes, 34, was struck by opponent Heather Schmitz and, despite wearing protective headgear, fell unconscious during the amateur bout in Denver. Physicians at the Golden Gloves competition jumped into the ring, but Zerlentes never regained consciousness and died several hours later. Zerlentes had won a regional Golden Gloves title in 2002 before taking a break from boxing. She had told her coach before this fight, that this was going to be her last one since she was going to stop boxing because of her age

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19 Comments
  1. Posted June 14, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Nice Share :)

  2. Posted June 14, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    wow….great information!

  3. Posted June 15, 2011 at 12:10 am

    This is the most dangerous game of our planet and history witnessed so many deaths during matches

  4. Posted June 15, 2011 at 12:59 am

    Nice share

  5. Posted June 15, 2011 at 7:12 am

    Good updates

  6. Posted June 15, 2011 at 10:19 am

    great share

  7. Posted June 15, 2011 at 10:57 am

    great sharing

  8. Posted June 17, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    good share..

  9. Posted June 17, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    nice one

  10. Posted June 19, 2011 at 12:51 am

    unlike boxing……but good share friend

  11. Posted June 19, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Nice review

  12. Posted July 13, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    great information

  13. Posted July 24, 2011 at 7:39 am

    Gruesome stuff

  14. puma
    Posted September 8, 2011 at 9:19 am

    good post i like this one article

  15. bichel
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 2:22 am

    THAT why i hate Boxing.. but i like Mike Tyson…

  16. nehal johny
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 2:57 am

    great stuffs but mostly negro boxers..

  17. dammy
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 10:03 am

    How About Amir Khan … he became a Super Star Light weight

  18. kristina
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 10:31 am

    interesting fact about boxing … well

  19. sportel
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    leeema ulgha who was the african boxer was die … i m big fan of boxing … thx for sharing

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