Boxing South Africa (BSA) confirmed that Buthelezi, 24, collapsed in the direction of the tip of the battle on June 5 earlier than being rushed to hospital.
A video posted on social media appeared to indicate Buthelezi preventing within the path of an empty nook of the ring, seemingly confused, prompting the referee to finish the battle.
In a press release, Boxing South Africa mentioned it “will conduct an unbiased medical overview of the harm and can then make public the outcomes of that medical overview.”
“Boxing South Africa and the Buthelezi household needs to request members of the general public and the media to present them area whereas mourning the passing away of this nice boxer who was exemplary each inside and outside the ring,” it added.
Research present that traumatic mind accidents are widespread amongst each skilled and beginner boxers. In a 2020 assertion, the World Medical Affiliation mentioned that “boxing is qualitatively completely different from different sports activities due to the accidents it causes and that it ought to be banned.”