Boxing- Zimbabwe: Taurai Zimunya dies after knockout.

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A young boxer was killed on Monday, November 1, after being knocked out in a fight in Harare on Saturday, October 30.

Zimbabwean boxer Taurai Zimunya, 24, died following a knockout in a fight between him and Tinashe Majoni on October 31. The victim collapsed in the 3rd round of 6, after receiving several blows to the head. After the knockout, he was rushed to hospital; and died two days later, Monday, November 1. The information was made public on Wednesday, November 3.

Zimunya's trainer Tatenda Gada is inconsolable. "We have been robbed of one of our best prospects," he cries. I worked with him for four years, watched him grow and he was our future. "

In a press release; the Zimbabwean boxing federation assures that "all necessary medical procedures have been followed". She also said: "Emergency medic...