A death occurred at the “Kings of the Ring” boxing tournament in Tolyatti, Russia.
According to Report, Arest Sahakyan, an athlete of Armenian origin in the weight category of 76 kg, died 10 days later after falling into a coma after being hit by Igor Semernin.
Saakyan, who fell to the ground in the eighth round, was taken to hospital. He was diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage. Despite the efforts of doctors, the Armenian boxer did not recover.
The Russian Boxing Federation has appealed to the prosecutor’s office in connection with the incident. The appeal asked to check the level of medical services and the quality of the tournament.