Mzwanele Kompolo: South African boxer dies after fight

South African fighter Mzwanele Kompolo has died after he was knocked out in the first round of a fight in Frere.

Kompolo collapsed in the ring after being beaten by Siphenathi Qampi in the Eastern Cape and went into a coma.

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said: "It is indeed sad to hear of this news involving the passing of this young upcoming athlete."

Another boxer, Australian David Browne, died on Tuesday after being knocked unconscious in a fight.

Top Stories