Shock in the boxing world: Aidos Yerbossynuly was left in a coma after suffering a shocking knockout

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Cuban David Morrell stopped his celebration to help his opponent to his feet and walk to his corner

The Brutal Knockout That Left A Boxer In An Induced Coma

The boxing world is on the lookout for the state of health of the Kazakh boxer Aidos Yerbossynuly, who was placed in an induced coma after suffering a hair-raising right hook from Cuban David Morrell in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) card.

Viewers and spectators who witness the fight for the regular title of the WBA super middleweight category< /b> inside The Armony auditorium in the city of Minneapolis, they were shocked to see the moment in question.

This fight was one of the most promising of the day since both were undefeated in his career, until Morrell knocked out his opponent with a minute to go in the final round.

Shock-in-the-boxing world: Aidos Yerbossynuly was left in a coma after suffering a hair-raising knockout

The fight went from less to more in the city of Minnesota. The 24-year-old Cuban showed himself well defensively and he attacked when he found the right spaces that his rival left. As the rounds unfolded, the 30-year-old Kazakh's face began to deform from the blows to the point of falling for the first time in the eleventh round.

For the twelfth and final round, David Morrell had already put his opponent down twiceand it was with 40 seconds left when he hit his face with a powerful right hook that ended up being the last after referee Tony Weeks called it off.

The right hand was so aggressive that Morrell had to stop his celebrations to help his opponent get to his corner. Totally beside himself, the Kazakh walked out of the ring and was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Shock in the boxing world: Aidos Yerbossynuly left in a coma after suffering a hair-raising knockout

“Representatives of TGB Promotions and PBC are in Minneapolis with the Aidos team and we are monitoring the situation closely,” PBC reported in a statement, adding: “Out of respect for his and his family's privacy, we can't share any details, but we ask the boxing community to keep him in their thoughts and prayers.”

His assistant trainer, Emanuel Savoy, claimed that Yerbossynuly had been put in an induced coma after surgery and acknowledged that he wanted to stop the fight in the ninth round because of the punishment his boxer was receiving.

“Of fact, I had the towel in my hand,” Savoy said. “Aidos wanted to continue.His head coach (Kanat Orakbaev) wanted him to continue. He evaluated Aidos and said that nothing was wrong with him,” he added.

Regarding the previous knockdown that the Kazakh had suffered before the knockout, Savoy explained that, “he recognized the referee, looked up and said yes, he wanted to continue. As a cornerback, I think he could still fight. He wanted to fight to the end.”

According to the specialized press, the boxer suffered a cerebral hemorrhage from the blows.

Shock in the boxing world: Aidos Yerbossynuly left in a coma after suffering a hair-raising knockout

“The guy was strong, but a knockout is a knockout, in the first round or in the 12th, whatever,” Morrell said after his victory. “I saw that he was hurt at the time and then the results came, that knockdown came. “I would like to fight (David) Benavidez, but I think he is not available. Anyway, I'm ready for whoever comes”, he stated in the middle of the ring during the interview.

With this victory, the Cuban was able to retain the titleregular of the WBA super middleweights and added a new knockout to his record of eight wins (five by KO) and no losses. For his part, Yerbossynuly, 30, lost the unbeaten record he had in professional boxing and now his record is 16-1-0, (11 KO).