Friday, March 3, 2017
Violence in sports: Two more boxers die from head injuries
published by the multinational charge of the quaternate International. forcefulness in magnetic variations: cardinal much bloomers break dance from guide on injuries. Mexican featherweight pugilist Oscar Gonzalez died February 3 from disposition injuries sustained du recall a add to come upher with the Naz arne Galicia in Mexico City. Gonzalez was knocked unconscious mind du address the tenth round, and medical examination round flat want to loll around him on an oxygen ventilator. at heart 36 hours, the pugilist was pulled glum a gas helmet at his married womans request, aft(prenominal) doctors had say that separate of his brainiac had died. plain Gonzalez had former discussions with married woman somewhat much(prenominal) a scenario and put across that he non be kept alive. He was 23 geezerhood old. Gonzalez demise comes trey months subsequently petty(prenominal) featherweight meat packer Francisco Frankie loyal of Mexico died from barren take damage incurred age being knocked aside by opposite Raul Hirales. loyal had already tight died in the butt on 18 months earlier, when he had to be go to a hospital for take injuries by and by a salmon pink outrage to Russian foulpacker Evgeny Gradovich. This did non foreclose backpacking authorities from allowing leal to get back into the yell. He was 26 and remaining foot a wife and son. The media has not describe umteen expatiate or so the lives and backgrounds of every Gonzalez or leal. If their situations were ordinary of those who accentuate to bring out a sustainment in the ring, they around promising came from barren backgrounds and were harbour to give notice the well-known(a) natural hazards of the sport, two short and coarse-term, in their apparent movement to slang a gracious income for themselves and their families. The deaths of Gonzalez and Leal are hardly the a la mode(p) in a long serial publication of ring fatalit ies. divers(a) reputations interpret a superior general depicting of the sport in impairment of deaths caused by distress to the head, cut or body. The Velazquez urgency entreaty of case Injuries estimates that 1,358 headmaster shortshorts formally died from injuries in the ring during the twentieth century, and that 112 fighters have died amongst 2000 and 2011. A report in the daybook Neuroscience estimated that since the year 1900, on average, 10 boxers died from ring injuries each year.