After receiving a "really heavy punch" during a fight, this Nigerian boxer is in a coma.

A father of two from the United Kingdom has been placed in a medically induced coma. 

Huddersfield light-heavyweight Luis Palmer alias 'Black Steel' fought Grant Quigley at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow last week. 

After receiving a'very big punch' from his opponent, ringside medics had to rush to his aid, and he was later taken to the hospital. 

According to the Daily Star, British Boxing Board of Control chief Robert Smith was there at the moment of the event. 

He remembered: 

"It was a close fight, and he absorbed a big punch at the conclusion of the [fourth] round." 

"He was brought to the hospital after being treated in the ring." He has a bleed on his brain. As is standard protocol, he's in an induced coma; I spoke with the physicians this morning, and that's where we are." 

According to Smith, Quigley was 'clearly distressed' by the encounter. 

Quigley was in his sixth fight, while Palmer was in his fourth. 

Quigley, on the other hand, had not fought in six years before facing Palmer. 

The event was put on by St Andrew's Sporting Club to commemorate the career of Scottish former pro boxer Kash Farooq. 

Farooq began boxing in 2015, but due to medical advice, he retired in January.


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