Junior middleweight Patrick Day reportedly stays in a coma after he was knocked out by Charles Conwell on Saturday evening at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
According to ESPN, Day, 27, was hit by Conwell with a left hook that knocked him out chilly in the 10th spherical, giving Conwell the USBA Super-Welterweight Title as soon as once more.
After Day was down for a number of minutes whereas receiving medical consideration, he was faraway from the ring on a stretcher and dropped at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
While being transported to the hospital, the skilled boxer suffered a seizure in the ambulance, in accordance with DAZN.com.
Day was then given a respiratory tube in the emergency room and slipped right into a coma, sources instructed ESPN. It is just not but identified if Day’s coma occurred naturally or if he was positioned right into a medically induced coma by the docs.
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Everyone please ship a prayer to Patrick Day & his household at present.
— Sergio Mora (@TheLatinSnake_) October 13, 2019
After Day’s hospitalization, former Super-Welterweight Champion Sergio Mora tweeted: “Everyone please send a prayer to Patrick Day & his family today,” Mora wrote with a hand praying emoji.
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Day suffered his second consecutive defeat on Saturday, following his 10th spherical loss on June 28 to rising junior middleweight contender Carlos Adames. His present file is 17-4-1, 6 KOs, ESPN reported.
Conwell, in the meantime, moved his file as much as 11-0, with eight KOs.
Day was a 2012 U.S. Olympic athlete and, that very same yr, turned the New York Daily News Golden Gloves champion, USA Boxing welterweight nationwide champion, and Sugar Ray Robinson Outstanding Athlete award recipient, in accordance with ESPN.