Tragic boxer Mike Towell suffered headache in weeks before fatal fight
A Scottish boxer who died following a televised bout cut short a training session after suffering a headache in the weeks before the fatal fight, it has emerged.
Gym owner and promoter Alex Morrison said the headache had forced Mike Towell to stop sparring as he prepared for Thursday's bout with Dale Evans.
The boxer's "heartbroken" partner Chloe Ross said Towell, from Dundee, had been suffering from headaches in the weeks before the fight.
Mr Morrison told the Scottish Sun on Sunday: "He was sparring with a guy called Stewart Burt but he stopped because of the headache.... read more
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