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David Allen was given oxygen treatment, left the ring on a stretcher, and sent to hospital after his stoppage loss to the 6-foot-8 heavyweight David Price

Posted On: Jul 21, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

David Allen was given oxygen treatment, left the ring on a stretcher, and sent to hospital after his stoppage loss to the 6-foot-8 heavyweight David Price

David Allen was sent to hospital after his 10th round stoppage loss to domestic rival David Price.
Allen was outclassed by a well-schooled Price and was pulled out of the fight by his trainer Darren Barker, who threw the white towel into the ring before the 11th round could start.
Price celebrated wildly but there was panic at ringside.
This is because Allen was in a bad state. He was given an oxygen mask, was stretchered out of the ring, and then taken to hospital.
The promoter Eddie Hearn said he had a broken orbital bone, damaged tongue, and brain scans suggested he was okay.
Allen tweeted from hospital saying he was "probably done" with boxing.
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02 ARENA, LONDON - David Allen was given oxygen treatment, left the ring on a stretcher, and was then sent to hospital after his stoppage loss to the 6-foot-8 heavyweight David Price.
It was supposed to be a passing-of-the-torch fight. Where Price, the 36-year-old domestic veteran, would give way to the popular...

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