Freeport boxer Patrick Day, 27, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, after suffering a traumatic brain injury due to the fight against Charles Conwell held last Saturday night, October 12, 2019. Patrick Day was immediately taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital of Chicago after collapsing in the ring at the city's Wintrust Arena.
A few days earlier, Sunday night, the management company DiBella Entertainment reported that Day was in a coma and had undergone emergency brain surgery. Only four days after becoming unconscious, Day passed away leaving all his memorial knockouts alive.
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Who is boxer Patrick Day?
Patrick Day was a 27-year-old boxer who had been active in the boxing field since 2012. Born on August 9, 1992, in Freeport, New York, Patrick Day had been fighting every day for his family and for himself. Day was the youngest of four children in the family.
Day was late for boxing, as he had once said that he had approached sports only after he could not be part of his high school basketball team. With the possibility of practicing sports, Day chose boxing for his sake to draw his energy.
He began his boxing training in an Everlast punching bag in the garage of one of his neighbors, Joe Higgins, who is a retired firefighter from New York City.
Day began boxing professionally since 2013 with a record of 17-4-1 with six knockouts in his 6 years of life in boxing. Day was the winner of the New York Gold Gloves in 2012 with 152 pounds. In addition, Day was a substitute for the US Olympic team. UU. In the year 2012
In 2017, Day won the "W.B.C. Continental America Championship", after which he won his last championship, the "I.B.F. Intercontinental Championship" in 2019. Day was even rated as the top 10 boxers in June 2019.
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Boxer Patrick Day died at age 27 from brain injuries after Brutal ko Loss!
On October 16, 2019, Patrick Day took his last breath, four days after being in a coma due to a traumatic brain injury he had in his last fight against the 2016 Olympic medalist, Charles Conwell, on Saturday night, 12 October 2019. Day died at the age of 27, leaving everyone in shock.
Boxer Day was fighting for his life for the full four days after he was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, after the 10th round knockout on Saturday night.
Knowing that Day was against defending champion, Charles Conwell, Day entered the ring with full confidence to give his 100%, but as soon as the fight continued, the heat in the ring increased. Conwell was in his area to defend his title during which Conwell gave a barrage of blows to his opponent, Patrick Day. Day fell in the fourth, eighth round and the last left hook.
After the last coup de grace, Day fell and remained on the canvas for several minutes during which he was treated by medical personnel and was later taken to the hospital. Day remained unconscious and suffered seizures on the way to an ambulance, then underwent emergency brain surgery in the hospital.
The doctor said that Day was in an "extremely critical condition", and the only thing that can be done is the only hope. The coach of the day, Joe Higgins, even sent a text message to the world that he was fighting for his life. Conwell even bowed his head down saying he was overwhelmed with guilt over everything that happened on Saturday night, so if he could make any changes, he would do it happily, but now it's too late.
The promoter of Day later, Lou DiBella, announced the death of Day in a statement Wednesday afternoon, saying that the boxer was surrounded by his family, friends and members of his boxing team.
Day is the third professional boxer to die in 2019 after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the ring.