Sabriel Matias, the boxer from Puerto Rico, which was the last rival Russian Maxim Dadasheva, commented on the tragedy.
He made the statement on air of TV channel NBC. “No one is ready to die when follows dream,” said boxer.
“I will always respect the Maxim. Only the Lord knows the reasons why. Rest in peace,” said Mathias.
The referee stopped the beating Russian boxer in the 11th round. Doctors conducted an operation and took the boxer to the drug-induced sleep state.
During his short career Dadashov had 14 fights and won 13 victories.