Japanese Boxer Hirokazu Yamaki Dies of Brain Injury After Fight

Japanese Boxer Hirokazu Yamaki Dies of Brain Injury After Fight. Sad day for the fans and family of the Japanese Boxer Hirokazu Yamaki who died yesterday of severe brain injury, which he suffered after a bout on Friday with  Toshimasa Ouchi. The 26 years old Yamaki had an acute subdural hematoma in his 8-rounds loss against Ouchi.
He remained unconscious after the fight and underwent emergency surgery at a Tokyo hospital to repair the brain damage. Born in Saitama Prefecture, Yamaki made his pro boxing debut in October 2003.
He was ranked 11th in the latest rankings in the Japanese flyweight division with a 7-9 record, including five knockouts.
Rest in peace Hirokazu Yamaki.

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