A student dies after being seriously injured in a charity boxing match
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A young man has died of “serious injuries” at a charity boxing match in Nottingham.
He was taking part in a super white collar boxing charity event last Saturday, March 25th, at Harvey Haden Sports Village in Nottingham.
A series of matches was to take place from 5:30pm to 10pm, but the event was stopped early after a student required emergency medical attention after the opening rounds of his fight.
Paramedics at the event attended the boxer before he was taken to Queens Medical Center where he died.
Police said they are working with the coroner to find out what happened.
Detective Chris Perryman of Nottinghamshire Police said: ‘Officers attended Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Saturday, 25 March with partners including the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
A man was seriously injured after a boxing match and was taken to Queens Medical Centre.
Since the accident, his condition deteriorated and he died of grief. Our thoughts are with all of his family and friends at this difficult time.
We’re keeping an open mind and working with the coroner to determine what happened.
A spokesperson for the Ultra White Collar Boxing charity event said: ‘Everyone at Ultra White Collar Boxing is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of one of our participants, who took part in the Nottingham event on Saturday, 25th March. .
“Our thoughts are with his family and friends very much at this difficult time.”
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