This past weekend fans in Japan saw a really thrilling contest between Kyosuke Sawada (6-2-1, 3) [澤田 京介] and Kenta Okumura (12-3-1, 3) [奥村 健太], with Sawada taking a clear decision over Okumura.
Sadly following the bout Okumura was taken to hospital and recieved treatment for an acute subdural hematoma. The 28 year old successfully underwent surgery, having a craniotomy, and we've already recieved great news with the youngster said to be concious and aware of his surroundings.
Although the year has only just begun it is sad to see a fighter already suffering a bad injury though we must admit we are glad that to hear that his treatment has been a success and although it could be the end of his career it does seem like he's going to be fine long term.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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