Lenin Castillo: Boxer taken to hospital after brutal Callum Smith knockout

Lenin Castillo: Boxer taken to hospital after brutal Callum Smith knockout

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oxer Lenin Castillo has been taken to clinic soon after being knocked out in brutal style by Callum Smith.

Castillo was despatched to the canvas by a substantial proper hand from previous tremendous-middleweight planet champion Smith, earning his light-heavyweight debut, in the 2nd spherical of Saturday night’s contest, which took put on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title defence from Oleksandr Usyk.

Castillo’s leg started to twitch horribly as the fight was immediately waved off and the 2008 Olympian speedily obtained remedy from medics.

The 33-12 months-previous was moved onto a stretcher in advance of being taken away from the ring to applause from the crowd.

Matchroom main Eddie Hearn later on tweeted to say that Castillo was responsive and on his way to medical center, though Sky Sporting activities documented that he was mindful and conversing.

We will convey you further more updates on Castillo’s situation as quickly as they are obtainable.