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Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies after losing bout

Mike Towell died in hospital following his fight on Thursday Credit: .

Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after suffering serious injuries during a bout on Thursday night.

The 25-year-old suffered a fifth-round loss to Dale Evans in a St Andrews Sporting Club fight at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow after which he was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Towell, from Dundee, had been undefeated going into the British welterweight title eliminator, with 11 previous wins and one draw on his professional record.

His management said on Friday he had passed away with his family at his bedside.

After the fight, opponent Evans described Towell as a "true warrior".

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