Patrick Day ends up in a fight for his life coma following a brutal knockout loss.
Athletes, regardless of discipline, always take a risk when they step onto their battlefield of choice. And unfortunately, a recent boxing matchup ended with Junior middleweight boxer Patrick Day, 27, being carried out of the ring on a stretcher.
Also read this: BREAKING: Patrick Day Dies Following Injuries From Boxing Match
His horrific knockout loss in the 10th round against Charles Conwell, 21, in a DAZN undercard fight (Oleksander Usyk-Chazz Witherspoon) last night in Chicago; resulted in multiple seizures on the way to the hospital, and a medically-induced coma, according to the New York Daily News.
Conwell knocked Day down a few times prior to the big knockout which occurred from a right to the ear followed by a devastating left hook. Patrick Day hit the canvas very hard and was transported to the Northwestern Memorial hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.
Patrick Day is undergoing surgery, I’m told, after KO loss to Charles Conwell tonight in Chicago. Day was unconscious after head hit the mat, and @SIChrisMannix reported on DAZN that Day was using a breathing tube at hospital. Oxygen mask was applied as he left ring on stretcher
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) October 13, 2019
Here’s a video of the knockout which occurred around the 1:25 mark and it’s a terrifying sight…
Also, Charles Conwell sends prayers to Patrick:
— Charles Conwell (@CharlesConwell) October 13, 2019
Things are looking pretty grim at the moment for the 2012 Daily News Golden Gloves title recipient but we’re truly hoping for a turnaround sometime soon.
Several boxers have succumbed to boxing-related injuries this year, one of which was Russian Maxim Dadashev who passed away three days after being in a coma due to sustained hits to the head during the fight.
But let’s hope for a positive outcome in the case of 27-year-old Patrick Day.