Boxer, Patrick Day had to be taken out of the ring on a stretcher after a brutal knockout from his opponent, Charles Conwell for a third time in the 10th round of their match on Saturday in Chicago.
He was rushed to the hospital where he slipped into a coma after an emergency brain surgery and four days later, on Wednesday, Patrick Day died.
“I See You Everywhere I Go,” Boxer Says After His Opponent Died, Days After He Was Knocked Out
His promoter, Joe DiBella said in a statement that Day was surrounded by friends and family and his teammates at the time of his passing.
The boxer he fought, Charles Conwell shared a heartfelt message in an Instagram post.
“I never meant for this to happen to you,” he wrote. “All I ever wanted to do was win. If I could take it all back I would no one deserves for this to happen to them.”
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