April 21, 2016 / 12:38 AM / 3 years ago

Judge dismisses claims against promoter for boxer's injuries

A New York judge has dismissed negligence claims against a boxing promoter who didn’t ask for a heavyweight fighter to be taken by ambulance to a hospital after a 2013 bout in Madison Square Garden that left him severely disabled.

Magomed Abdusalamov, 35, known as the Russian Tyson, lost a 10-round bout with Ismaikel “Mike” Perez on Nov. 2, 2013. After the fight, he underwent surgery for a blood clot in his brain. He is now paralyzed on the right side and has trouble communicating.

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