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A British Boxer Named Scott Westgarth Died After Winning A Fight

After The Fight, Scott Westgarth Fell Ill And Was Rushed To The Hospital

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Boxing is one of the toughest sports. Not because it is about getting punched in the head but it is about the stiff competition. The boxers go through hard training and they take less rest when a fight is near. This makes some of the boxers ill. This time a 31-year-old British boxer named Scott Westgarth died after winning the bout.

 

A British Boxer Died After Winning A Bout

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He fought a 10 round battle against Dec Spelman on the Sunday evening event and scored a point victory over him. After the official announcement of the result, he completed his post-fight interview and headed to the locker room. He fell ill so he was rushed to a hospital. Following his illness, the rest of the event was canceled. Unfortunately, the British Boxer died on Monday morning and the other boxers showed their grief on social media.

 

He Used To Be A Footballer

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Westgarth turned pro back in 2013. Before that he used to be a footballer. He was amazed by boxing so he decided to pursue a career in it. He had fought 10 professional fights and had scored 7 wins out of which two came from the knockout.

 

Other Boxers Showed Their Grief

https://twitter.com/dec_spelman/status/968047490514718721

https://twitter.com/EddieHearn/status/968039193959165957

https://twitter.com/StefyBull/status/968034153022349313

Curtis Woodhouse, who was supposed to be in the main event of the show, took to social media and wrote: “Heartbreaking news about Scott Westgarth. RIP champ.” Moreover, other boxers showed their emotion and prayed for the well being of Westgarth’s family.

 

R.I.P Champ

The British Warrior also tweeted when Scott was rushed to the hospital. They also mentioned that this is the risk that the fighters take when they enter the ring at any level. After his death, they showed their grief in another tweet.

Thanks to Scott Westgarth for promoting this beautiful sport. May his soul rest in peace. What do you say? Share your thoughts and wishes in the comments.

Also, check the unexpected deaths in the Olympics which show the real risk taken by athletes.

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