South African boxer Simiso Buthelezi dies from brain injury after the ends of fight. A South African boxer who was the subject of a trending video has died.
Simiso Buthelezi died Tuesday due to internal bleding from a brain injury suffered during a WBF All Africa title bout Sunday at a Starline Boxing Promotions event in Greyville, Durban, South Africa. Regulatory body Boxing South Africa (BSA) announced the news Wednesday in a joint statement with the boxer’s family
Very sad news in South Africa Simiso Buthelezi (4-1). At 2:43 of the 10th & final round, Siphesihle Mntungwa (7-1-2) falls through the ropes but then Buthelezi appears to lose his understanding of the present situation. Mntungwa takes the WBF African lightweight title.