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UFC Veteran Tim Hague Dies After Suffering Brain Injury In Boxing Match

UFC Veteran Tim Hague Dies After Suffering Brain Injury In Boxing Match”

In a video post promoting the June 16 fight, Hague said he stepped up to fight Braidwood with only "a few weeks notice" as Braidwood didn't have an opponent. Hague battled Adam Braidwood in the Shaw Conference Centre and was knocked completely out in the second round.

A former UFC fighter from Alberta has died following a boxing match in Edmonton Friday.

Unfortunately, the 34-year old passed away Sunday.

"He was so strong, a fighter right to the very end".

Not a lot of information other than the situation being really serious has been released as of now.

"As many of you know, Tim suffered a severe knockout in his boxing match last night". According to various reports, Hague was clearly not right backstage and was rushed to the hospital.

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'Tim is now in a coma. From there, things turned grave as the Canadian had to have surgery to relieve pressure from his brain bleeding.

RealFightStories.com reported Saturday night that Hague was on life support as his family made arrangements for organ donations.

Another source close to the fighter revealed that he was brain dead. Hague entered the bout with Braidwood with a 1-2 overall record and was knocked out in December.

Alarmingly, earlier this year Hague was also competing in what's known as "superboxing" bouts - essentially boxing with MMA gloves, and was known to have been KO'd in just 40 seconds as recently as April 7th.

Too tough for his own good, Hague nearly took on a bareknuckle boxing bout in the United Kingdom a few months later in 2016, but instead agreed to an MMA fight in Russian Federation and was TKO'd by a head kick in just 33 seconds.



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