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Who is Maksim Dadashev?(Fighter That Died after fight); Bio, Boxing Career, Death

R.I.P Maksim Dadashev

On 23 July 2019, the world woke up to the news that Maxim Dabashev had succumbed to head injuries sustained during a fight with Subriel Matias. The Russian Boxer died in the United States and it was after his trainer Buddy McGirt stopped the fight that he was rushed to the hospital where he later succumbed to the injuries. Here is a short biography of this great fighter that fought for his green card, who fought for his family to get in the US.

Maksim Dadashev Age

Maksim Kaibkhanovich Dadashev was born September 30 1990 in Leningrad, the Soviet Union. He was 5ft 9 in (175 cm) and this made him compete light welterweight.

Maksim Dadashev Wife

Maksim Dadashev had a wife Elizaveta Apushkina who is 28 years. The couple had met as teenagers and together they have a young son, Daniel. The son of this writing is just 2 years old.


Maksim Dadashev Boxing Career and Death

As an amateur, Maksim Dadashev was the 2008 World Junior Championship silver medalist in Guadalajara, Mexico. In 2010 and 2012, he was the Russian National Championships bronze medalist and was also the 2013 Russian National Championships Silver Medalist at 64 kgs. As a professional, Maksim Dadashev was trained by Buddy McGirt a former boxer and current trainer. As of his death, Maksim Dadashev had participated in 14 fights, of which he had won 13 of the fights with only one loss that lead to his untimely death. Of the 13 wins, 11 he had won by KO. On July 19, 2019, Dadashev participated in a Top Rank event aired by ESPN at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The fight was an International Boxing Federation (IBF) light welterweight with the winner proceeding for the belt. Dadashev lost the match via stoppage after his trainer Buddy McGirt asked the referee to stop the fight at the end of the eleventh round after what he saw that Dadashev was receiving many hits. The Saint Petersburg fighter’s defeat at the hands of the Puerto Rican star Matias was the first of his career, that ended with a 13-1 record.

In boxing there are many instances of negligence where fights which obviously should be stopped proceed for far too long and sometimes ending in  tragedy. This fight while rough was an exception thereby making the untimely passing of Dadashev all the more difficult to understand. We at PremiumTravellers extend out deepest sympathies and condolences to Dadashev’s family in this difficult moments. R.I.P Maksim Dadashev.


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