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Former world boxing champion dies at 37

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Former world boxing champion Moises Fuentes dies at 37

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Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champion Mexican Moises Fuentes has died at the age of 37. About this in Twitter World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Suleiman said.

“A warrior who fought to his last breath. Our condolences to his family and friends,” Suleiman wrote.

On October 17, 2021, Fuentes was hospitalized after being knocked out in a duel with compatriot David Cuellar. The athlete was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. The boxer was operated on and put into a medically induced coma.

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The fight with Cuellar was the first for Fuentes after a three-year break. In total, during his professional career, he spent 33 fights, won 25 victories and suffered seven defeats. Another fight with his participation ended in a draw.

On November 23, the Russian Bobsleigh Federation (FBI) announced the death of 24-year-old Maxim Bankov. “Maxim had the future of one of the best pilots in the country, the strength and diligence to achieve his goals. Such a loss is difficult to accept and impossible to come to terms with, ”the FBI said. According to preliminary data, the athlete died due to lymphoma.

Source: Lenta

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