Boxer Mike Towell's family gather for funeral as boxer is laid to rest in a "celebration of his life"
THE funeral of boxer Mike Towell is set to take place, with his family calling for it to be a "celebration of his life".
The 25-year-old died in hospital the day after he was stretchered from the ring at the end of a fifth-round defeat to Dale Evans in Glasgow on Thursday September 29.
The young father, from Dundee, was diagnosed with severe bleeding and swelling to his brain but survived for 12 hours after being removed from life support at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
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