The boxing world is waiting on the state of health of the Kazakh boxer Aidos Yerbossynuly, who was put into an induced coma after suffering a hair-raising right hook from the Cuban David Morrell in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) card.
Viewers and spectators who witness the fight for the regular title of the WBA super middleweight category inside The Armony auditorium in the city of Minneapolis, they were shocked to see the moment in question.
This fight was one of the most promising of the day since both were undefeated in his career, until Morrell knocked out his opponent with a minute left in the final round.
The fight went from less to more in the city of Minnesota. The 24-year-old Cuban was good defensively and he attacked when he found the right spaces that his rival left. As the rounds unfolded, the 30-year-old Kazakh’s face began to deform from the blows to the point of falling for the first time in the eleventh round.
For the twelfth and final round, David Morrell already he had twice sent his opponent to the canvas and it was with 40 seconds left when he hit his face with a powerful right hook that ended up being his last after referee Tony Weeks called it off.
The right hand was so aggressive that Morrell had to stop his celebrations to help his opponent to get to your corner. Totally beside himself, the Kazakh walked out of the ring and was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center.
“Representatives from TGB Promotions and PBC are in Minneapolis with the Aidos team and We are monitoring the situation closely.”reported PBC through a statement and added: “Out of respect for the privacy of him and his family, we can’t share any detailsbut we ask the boxing community to keep him in their thoughts and prayers.”
Your assistant coach, Emmanuel Savoystated that Yerbossynuly had been put in induced coma after surgery and acknowledged that he wanted to stop the fight in the ninth round because of the punishment his boxer was receiving.
“In fact, I had the towel in my handSavoy commented. “Aidos wanted to continue. His head coach (Kanat Orakbaev) wanted him to continue. He evaluated Aidos and said there was nothing wrong with him,” he added.
Regarding the previous knockdown that the Kazakh had suffered before the knockout, Savoy detailed that, “He recognized the referee, looked up and said yes, he wanted to continue. As a cornerback, I think he could still fight. He wanted to fight to the end.”
According to the specialized press, the boxer suffered a brain hemorrhage for the blows.
“The guy was strong, but a knockout is a knockout, in the first round or in the 12th, whatever,” Morrell said after his victory. “I saw that he was hurt at the time and then the results came, that knockdown came. “I would like to fight (David) Benavidez, but I think he is not available. Anyway, I’m ready for whoever comes, ”he sentenced in the middle of the ring during the interview.
With this victory, the Cuban was able to retain the title regular of the WBA super middleweights and added a new knockout to his record of eight wins (five by KO) and no losses. For his part, Yerbossynuly, 30, lost his undefeated record in professional boxing and now his record is 16-1-0 (11 KO).
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