Following the death of Maxim Dadashev, the world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder said death in the boxing ring always reminds him of a scary feelings.
Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev, 28, died this week after a reports of brain injury.
According to reports today, Deontay Wilder said: “Almost every time I have to fight” when an interviewer asked him about the risk he faces in fighting.
He added: “It makes you think you can go in there and not get out. We, all us fighters have some kind of mental illness to fight one another.
He continue, saying: “But boxing will grab you and hold you tight. It’s an emotional sport too.”
Tributes had been paid to the Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev.
Wilder whose currently the holder of the heavyweight division’s WBC title said We risk our lives for others entertainment and I know how severe it is. I have children too.