US boxer Patrick Day in coma after vicious KO

first_imgUS sports broadcaster ESPN reported that Day had emergency brain surgery and went into a coma, but did not say whether he fell into the coma or it was induced by the doctors.No details of the head injury were given and the promoter, Matchroom Boxing, did not issue a statement on Saturday night other than to say Day was transported to a local hospital.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practice“Please pray for Pat!! Come home safe!,” Conwell wrote on his social media Twitter account following the fight.Conwell, a 2016 American Olympian, was dominating the super welterweight fight dropping Day in the fourth and eighth rounds and then landed a right hand in the 10th which caused Day to stumble. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Seconds later he rocked Day with a massive left hook that resulted in Day falling backwards and his head bouncing off the canvas. Referee Celestino Ruiz called off the fight at one minute, 46 seconds of the round.Day lay on the canvas for several minutes while receiving medical treatment before being removed from the ring.Day was coming off a loss in June to Carlos Adames in New York. He has 17 wins and four losses and one draw in his pro career which began in 2013.Day was fighting on the undercard of Russian Dmitry Bivol’s World Boxing Association light-heavyweight world title defence against Lenin Castillo.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:06‘Pamana’: Mausoleum caretaker cherishes humble work for family00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issuecenter_img Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Team Lakay’s Adiwang scores impressive win, Kingad falls to Johnson in ONE: Century This jewelry designer is also an architect LATEST STORIES Becoming his own man CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 12: Patrick Day is taken out of the ring after being knocked out in his Super-Welterweight bout against Charles Conwell at Wintrust Arena on October 12, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Dylan Buell/Getty Images/AFPAmerican Patrick Day was in a coma after suffering a serious head injury Saturday night following a vicious knockout by unbeaten Charles Conwell during a boxing card in Chicago, US media reported.The 27-year-old Day was unconscious when he was taken from the ring in a stretcher and loaded onto a waiting ambulance at the Wintrust Arena. Fight broadcaster DAZN said Day suffered a seizure in the ambulance and needed a breathing tube once he arrived at the hospital.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyerslast_img read more

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first_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Jen Welter’s time as a coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals may be over, but her world hasn’t slowed down yet.“This is fantastic and exciting and a little bit weird at times, having people know who you are,” Welter said on Off the Edge with B-Train on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.People may know who she is, but fame isn’t what excites her. There’s a different message that she’s proud to demonstrate.“I wanted people to know that you could be an athlete and you could be smart.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling While Welter’s claim to fame came from being the first female coach in the NFL during her internship with the Cardinals this summer, her nickname “Dr. J” isn’t just a catchy title. Welter earned her PhD in psychology from Capella University.“I’m most proud of letting people see that you can be the whole package as a woman,” Welter said. “You can be smart and you can be very well accomplished in what you do.”So what’s on the horizon for Welter?Well, she’s still trying to figure that out.“I have a couple offers to coach oversees already, but I would really rather stay in the States if I can,” Welter said. “A couple of the coaches have said ‘don’t give up on the NFL yet this season’ because they’re still getting calls. That’s really what I’m hoping for.”In the meantime, Welter is spending her time doing motivational speaking and media appearances.last_img read more