David Haye has donated almost £100,000 to Nick Blackwell to help the former British middleweight champion prepare for retirement.
Blackwell, 25, was placed into an induced coma after suffering a bleed on the skull in March’s fight with Chris Eubank Jnr.
Haye pledged to donate 10 per cent of ticket sales from his May fight with Arnold Gjergjaj.
"It's amazing, he's been so good to me," Blackwell said. "I didn't know him before at all, but he's texting me every other day, seeing how I am.”
Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders described the "relief" and "happiness" at the news his friend Nick Blackwell had awoken from his coma.
Speaking on Monday, Saunders said he is looking forward to shaking middleweight boxer Blackwell's hand and having a coffee with him.
Middleweight boxer Nick Blackwell woke from his induced coma on Saturday and was talking to family and close friends on Sunday, his promoters Hennessy Sports have said.
Blackwell came round on Saturday and was able to speak to those closest to him on Sunday.
Nick Blackwell was put into an induced coma following a British middleweight title bout with Chris Eubank Jr, which was stopped in the 10th round. His opponent in that fight has sent the following message on his Instagram account:
Team Eubank said in a statement: