Undefeated Queensland boxer Braydon Smith departed

Boxer Braydon SmithSubsequent to the life support turn off, Queensland boxer “Braydon Smith” departed this life. After the competition which held during last week for the featherweight division, the boxer who collapsed has died in hospital.

Since the Saturday fight which happened at Rumors International Convention Centre in opposition to featherweight Filipino John Moralde, Smith had been in an induced coma.

Braydon Smith, who is 23 misplaced in an undisputed point’s decision. After complimenting and congratulating his challenger Moralde on his win, Smith returned to his dressing room.

Despite being on the alert and quick to respond, after the 10-round fight, Smith collapsed 90 minutes afterward. He was placed in an induced coma.

It was believed the induced state of unconsciousness would relieve inflammation on his brain, but his life support was put off this afternoon.

Smith died surrounded by family at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital, family representative James O’Shea said.

Braydon Smith, who is nicknamed as “The Great White” was in his final year of law at the University of Southern Queensland and the son of famous Toowoomba boxing trainer and promoter Brendon Smith.

The past two days had been a great tough time for Smith’s family said, O’shea.

Smith’s thoughts were nothing other than boxing, having a great passion for the sport; he has always said that he really wanted to change the image of this particular sport. Seeing that, boxing is considered as a bad sport, his big goal in life was to show people that it’s not a sport that’s classified into this category (bad sport).

The huge outburst of support from the neighborhood and wider community was witness to Smith’s reputation, he added.

“So many people had a high opinion of him,” he said.

Messages of condolences have dominated on social media (hashtag “prayforbrayd”) describing about Smith as a “true gentleman” of the boxing fraternity.

Competition in all tournaments is on the rise day by day: Mary Kom

MC Mary Kom India Women World Boxing Champion

London Olympics bronze medalist pugilist MC Mary Kom, who previously had made her plans of retiring subsequent to the 2016 Rio Olympics clear, is of the view that the competition in all international events has been on the mount with each passing year, simply said every tourney is growing day by day.

“Year by year, day by day, the competition in every tournament is getting tougher and competitive. No country can be termed favorites or underdogs for the reason that, almost all are coming up with new defense techniques that are helping them go a long way. Asian championship is not an easy go; if competition is close, I will definitely try to give my hundred percent,” Mary told reporters on the sidelines of a promotional event here today.

The five-time World Amateur Boxing champion yesterday declared her decision to refrain from competitive boxing after the 2016 Rio Games.

With two succeeding tournaments this year, Kom is eyeing the Asian Championship and the World Championship to gross a direct permit to Rio.

The international Boxing Association has a separate rule with regards to Asian championship or title fight, i.e. if a boxer bags the gold in this particular fight or reaches the quarter-finals of the World championship, that person will be directly qualified for the mega event in Brazil the subsequent year.