Maxim Dadashev has two hour surgery for a subdural hematoma. He suffered the brain swell after fighting Subriel Matias in an eliminator for Josh Taylors IBF juniour welterweight title. He has had to have part of his skull removed to lessen the pressure. Thoughts and hopes that he can pull through and make a decent recovery. Buddy McGirt was in his corner and pulled him out before the start of the 12th
"Maxim Dadashev has been rushed to hospital for brain surgery after his TKO loss to Subriel Matias in Maryland.
The Russian boxer underwent surgery at the University of Maryland's Prince George Hospital Centre in an attempt to reduce swelling on his brain.
Matias pounded Dadashev throughout the 11th round of the fight, and the Russian had difficulty making it back to his corner.
Before the 12th round began, Dadashev’s head trainer Buddy McGirt warned that he was going to stop the fight because of the punishment doled out.
Dadashev had a blank stare on his face and didn’t utter a word.
McGirt then took matters into his own hands and told the referee he wouldn’t be continuing...."