Bare Knuckle fighter, Justin Thornton has reportedly died after spending weeks at the hospital following a brutal knockout he sustained during a fight in the ring.
Justin Thornton was knocked cold by his opponent in the 19 seconds in the first round in a fight that took place on 20 August, at BKFC 20 in Mississippi.
According to a report by Ghbase.com, the injuries Thornton sustained initially pointed towards possible paralysis, however, an infection of the spinal cord was later discovered, leading to multiple organ failure, followed by the fighter’s death.
The president of the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), Dave Feldman confirmed the news about his Justin Thornton’s death.
“This morning we were very saddened to be notified of the passing of one of our fighters, Justin Thornton, who competed at BKFC 20 on August 20, 2021,” he said.
“We join the rest of the combat sports community in sending our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”
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