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Nick Blackwell has thanked his fans for all their support and messages since he was hospitalised after his British middleweight title defeat to Chris Eubank Jr late last month.
The boxer, from Trowbridge, woke from an induced coma almost two weeks ago. He suffered a bleed on the skull following a punishing loss to Eubank Jr at Wembley Arena last month.
In a message posted on Twitter, the 25-year-old said he is on the mend and feels very lucky.
Trowbridge boxer Nick Blackwell has spoken publicly for the first time since waking from an induced coma following his British middleweight title defeat to Chris Eubank Jr late last month.
He was hospitalised after suffering a bleed on the skull following his punishing loss to Eubank Jr at Wembley Arena last month.
In a message posted on his brother Dan’s Facebook account, the 25-year-old said he was facing the toughest fight of his life and thanked everyone who'd supported him.
Trowbridge boxer Nick Blackwell looks to be recovering well after waking from his induced coma.
He received a visit from one of his sponsors, who tweeted this picture of Blackwell giving the thumbs up from his hospital bed.
The 25-year-old was rushed to hospital last month after the British middleweight title contest with Chris Eubank Jr was stopped in round 10.
Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. has published an Instagram message to fellow boxer Nick Blackwell who has woken from his induced coma following his fight with Chris Eubank Jr last week.
The 25-year-old from Trowbridge was taken to hospital after the British middleweight title contest was stopped in round 10.
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.
Chris Eubank Jr. has posted two videos asking to visit Blackwell in hospital.
Boxer Nick Blackwell has been woken from his induced coma and is talking to family and friends, his management says.
Nick had been placed in the induced coma following a British middleweight title contest last weekend.
After examination doctors discovered, contrary to early reports, his bleed was on his skull, not his brain and was small enough to not need an operation.
He was in an induced coma for almost seven days, at St Mary's Hospital in London, where his sedatives were gradually reduced over time.
Finally, at the weekend, Nick woke from the coma, acknowledged the voices of loved ones and, by Sunday, was starting to talk.
World IBF bantamweight boxing champion, Lee Haskins, believes the boxing match which left fellow West Country boxer Nick Blackwell in a coma should have been stopped earlier than it was.
Trowbridge boxer, Nick Blackwell remains in a coma after suffering bleeding to the brain following his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday.
On Saturday Blackwell was unable to see through his left eye and the British middleweight title bout was stopped in the 10th round.
Blackwell was later carried out on a stretcher and taken to hospital, where the 25-year-old remained under observation on Sunday morning.
Former World Featherweight champion, Barry McGuigan, says no one is to blame.
Former world champion David Haye says he will donate 10% of the tickets sales from his upcoming fight to Trowbridge boxer Nick Blackwell.
Blackwell was placed in a coma after suffering bleeding on the brain following his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday.
The British middleweight title bout was stopped in the 10th round after the ringside doctor advised the referee Blackwell was unable to see through his left eye.
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Chris Eubank Jr has praised the actions of the doctor in stopping his fight with Nick Blackwell, as he didn't believe the referee would intervene.
The Trowbridge boxer remains in an induced coma after the British Middleweight title fight, which was eventually stopped in the tenth round.
Eubank Sr, the boxer's father, was filmed telling his son to stop hitting his opponent in the head
Both Chris Eubank Sr and Jr say they would have stopped the fight which resulted in Nick Blackwell being placed into an induced coma.
The former boxer told his son, Chris Jnr, during the fight to stop punching his opponent in the head and to move onto body shots.
Eubank Sr confirmed there would be no celebration from their side at the victory over Blackwell, as they wait on him to recovery from his injuries.
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Boxer Nick Blackwell has announced his retirement from boxing, tweeting “that’s me done”.
The management team of boxer Nick Blackwell say there is no timetable to bring him out of an induced coma contrary to recent reports.