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Boxer tells of his devastation at the death of opponent


Tragic: Mike Towell

Tragic: Mike Towell


Tragic: Mike Towell

Boxer Dale Evans has spoken of his heartbreak following the death of opponent Mike Towell.

Towell (25) died in hospital on Friday night following a televised bout with Evans in Glasgow the previous day.

Tributes have flooded in following the death of the father from Dundee.

Welsh boxer Evans (24) said: "I can't stop thinking about Mike and his poor family. All my thoughts are with them. It has been awful. All I can think of is his two-year-old kid and his girlfriend and family who won't have him around any more.

"I feel like I am responsible because we are the ones punching each other - and this is something I have to live with now."

Belfast Telegraph