Appeal for tragic boxer Mike Towell passes target



An appeal to raise money for the family of Scottish boxer Mike Towell who died following a televised bout has passed its £20,000 target as the sport faces questions over safety.
Former World Champion boxer Ricky Hatton set up the fundraiser for Towell's partner, Chloe Ross, and young son, Rocco.
A "heartbroken" Ms Ross spoke of her loss and said Towell, from Dundee, had been suffering from headaches in the weeks before Thursday's fight as a politician and doctors questioned the safety of the sport.
The boxer's management team said they were not aware of any headache complaints.... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 42
Source: Belper News
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