Mike Towell death mourned as British Boxing Board promises to examine medical reports after claims fighter suffered from headaches
British boxing is in mourning for Mike Towell but strong in its belief that not even the latest fighter to succumb to brain injuries would want the sport abolished.
Towell died after being knocked out and sent into a coma by Dale Evans in a final eliminator for the domestic welterweight title on Thursday.
Robert Smith, British Boxing Board of Control general secretary, led the sport’s outpouring of sympathy for Towell and those close to him, saying: 'This is a tragedy which is felt by us all. Everyone will be thinking of all those nearest and dearest to Mike.
'But it is my responsibility to... read more
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