Simiso Buthelezi a South African boxer, passed away after a fight at the Greyville, Durban event center on Sunday
Simiso was contending for the WBF All Africa title at a Starline Boxing Promotions on Sunday.
In a bizarre video sighted by Uncensoredgh.com, the boxer began to throw punches in the thin air fighting an ‘invincible’ opponent.
He was rushed to the hospital and was reported to be in a coma.
On Wednesday, an official statement was released to announce the passing of South African boxer, Simiso Buthelezi.
“It is with great sadness for Boxing South Africa and the Buthelezi family to announce the passing away of Mr. Simiso Buthelezi who passed away last night the 7th June 2022 at hospital in Durban,” read a joint statement.
The association said it will begin an investigation into his injury and make it public.
“Boxing South Africa will conduct an independent medical review of the injury and will then make public the results of that medical review.
“The Buthelezi family and Boxing South Africa acknowledges warm words of condolences of the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture.
“The Buthelezi family and Boxing South Africa will in due course make announcement on funeral arrangements.
“Boxing South Africa and the Buthelezi family wishes to request members of the public and the media to give them space while mourning the passing away of this great boxer.”
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Simiso Buthelezi cause of death
The South African boxer died in a hospital on Tuesday after suffering a brain injury during his bout on Sunday.