Boxer Dadashev Dies After Suffering Brain Injury in Ring

The Russian Boxing Federation said that Maxim Dadashev died "as a result of the injuries he sustained" in a fight with Subriel Matias.

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MOSCOW (AP) — Boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation said that Dadashev died “as a result of the injuries he sustained” in a light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. “The Russian Boxing Federation expresses deep condolences to Maxim’s relatives and close ones. We mourn together with you,” the federation…

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