Hugo Santillan becomes the second boxer to die this week from injuries sustained in a fight

(CNN)The boxing world was shaken for the second time this week when Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan died after being injured in Saturday’s fight with Uruguayan champion Eduardo Abreu.

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday after undergoing emergency brain surgery for a subdural hematoma sustained in his fight with Subriel Matias.
The World Boxing Council said in a statement Thursday, “We have received the very, very sad news of the death of the 23-year-old Argentine fighter Hugo Santillán, which happened today at the San Felipe Hospital in San Nicolás, Buenos Aires.”Read More…

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