Sports Report: Ex-UFC fighter brain dead after boxing knockout

20:51  18 june  2017
20:51  18 june  2017 Source:   Larry Brown Sports

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Pro boxer and ex - UFC star ' brain dead ' after tragic final knockout - www.dailystar.co.uk. The 34-year-old swapped the UFC cage for the boxing ring last year after a A truly terrible story after former UFC fighter Tim Hague suffered a serious brain injury after getting knocked out in his boxing match.

Former UFC fighter Tim Hague was knocked out in the second round of his boxing match against Adam Braidwood Friday night, and he has reportedly been left brain dead and in critical condition. Thoughts with ex - UFC HW Tim Hague who was KO’ed in a boxing match in Edmonton last night.

Tim Hague is reportedly in critical condition after a boxing match. © Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Tim Hague is reportedly in critical condition after a boxing match.

Former UFC fighter Tim Hague was knocked out in the second round of his boxing match against Adam Braidwood on Friday night, and he has reportedly been left brain dead and in critical condition.

MMA reporter Mike Russell revealed on Saturday that Hague suffered a seizure in the locker room and went into a coma. The 33-year-old was then transported to a hospital to undergo emergency surgery.

Here’s a video of the knockout:

Russell noted that Hague was knocked down twice in the fight prior to being defeated, and there’s some question about whether or not the referee should have stepped in. Jackie Neil, Hague’s sister, told SportsNet.ca that her brother was still in critical condition as of Saturday night.

Hague, whose first UFC fight was in 2009, has been knocked out numerous times in his career. Unfortunately, he is the second boxer we have seen in a week who suffered a traumatic injury in the ring. Here’s hoping a miracle comes Hague’s way.

Emotional Adam Braidwood breaks silence on Tim Hague's death: 'I knew in the ring' .
Emotional Adam Braidwood breaks silence on Tim Hague's death: 'I knew in the ring'Hague, 34, died Sunday after being taken off life support. He was knocked to the ground multiple times by Braidwood, a former Edmonton Eskimos football player, and was knocked out completely in the second round during their fight at Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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