Family of tragic boxing star Mike Towell say the fighter's funeral will be a 'celebration of his life'
THE family of the boxer who died following a televised bout have asked that his funeral be a "celebration of his life".
Mike Towell, 25, had to be stretchered from the ring after a fifth-round loss to Dale Evans in a St Andrew's Sporting Club welterweight fight at Glasgow's Radisson Blu Hotel on Thursday, September 29.
The young father, from Dundee, was rushed to hospital where he was diagnosed with severe bleeding and swelling to his brain. He survived for 12 hours after being removed from life support but died the following night.
His funeral service will be held at St Andrew's... read more
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