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Maxim Dadashev Tragically Passes Away After Undergoing Surgery for Brain Swelling

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 05:  Maxim Dadashev (L)exchanges punches with  Jose Marrufo during their Super Lightweight fight at the Microsoft Theater on August 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
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Friday's tough scene at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has produced an awfully tragic story.

Pro boxer Maxim Dadashev, who was hospitalized after his match against Subriel Matias and underwent surgery for brain swelling, has died from the injuries he sustained in the fight. The Russian fighter was just 28 years old.

Dadashev was in a medically-induced coma after undergoing the procedure, during which he had a hematoma removed. Doctors also had to take out a portion of his skull due to the swelling of his brain.

On Monday, it was reported he was in critical condition, and he was sadly unable to make it through.

The St. Petersburg native was an astonishing 281-20 in his amateur career, and unbeaten in his first 13 professional fights before Friday's loss.

His trainer, Buddy McGirt, threw in the towel in an attempt to prevent Dadashev from suffering further harm. Eight minutes later after he left the ring, he could no longer support himself and was taken to the hospital.

Now, the boxing world mourns the devastating loss of the former third-ranked junior welterweight.