Female boxer dies after being knocked out in a fight

The South African sportswoman suffered bleeding on the brain.

Phindile Mwelase fell into a coma after being knocked out in the fight on 10 october. The 31-year-old underwent surgery to stem the bleeding but was taken off life support and never regained consciousness A doctor at Steve Bike Hospital said a blood vessel in Ms Mwelase’s brain had burst, causing severe swelling. Her injuries are the most serious to a woman boxer in South Africa. Read the full story 
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