Maxim Dadashev Bio: He was a Russian Soviet boxer, who has died due to injuries sustained in a fight.
Maxim Dadashev Bio
He was born in 1991 in Russia and died due to injuries sustained in a fight on 23 July 2019. Russian boxer has died at the age of 28.
Dadashev has one son Daniel with his wife Elizabeth, with the family living in Oxnard, California.
He had won all 13 of his previous fights before the brutal defeat to Matias in the States.
He was also a silver and bronze medallist in the Russian championships before turning professional.
A talented amateur, Dadashev was the 2008 World Junior Championships silver medalist at 57 kilograms (126 lb) in Guadalajara, Mexico.
In 2010 and 2012, Dadashev was the Russian National Championships bronze medalist at 60 kilograms (130 lb), and also was the 2013 Russian National Championships silver medalist at 64 kilograms (141 lb).
Trained by former world champion Buddy McGirt in Oxnard, California, Dadashev won his first 13 professional bouts, 11 of them knockouts or technical knockouts.
In his professional debut on April 2016, he won with a first-round knockout of Darin Hampton. Dadashev won the vacant NABF super lightweight title in June 2018 with a tenth-round stoppage of Darleys Perez and defended it in October 2018 with a ten-round decision win over former WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco.
Maxim Dadashev Family
Dadashev family lives in Russia, his parents are both retired. His father was a wrestler when he was young. Dadashev had one brother who was practicing boxing when Dadashev was 10. He used to watch his brother but he quit Dadashev decided to try and he said he liked it.
“My brother quit, but I tried it and really liked it, so I kept going to the gym.”
Maxim Dadashev Wife
Maxim was married to Elizabeth Apushkina. After his death, Elizabeth posted their photo on Maxim’s Instagram with the caption; “My love! You are forever in my heart, the soul is torn from the pain without you! It is the hardest time in our family”
Maxim Dadashev Children
Maxim together with his wife has one child together named Daniel, who was born on October 5, 2016.
Maxim Dadashev Net worth
Maxim had an estimated net worth of $750,000.
Maxim Dadashev Death Cause & Fight
On July 19, 2019, Dadashev lost to opponent Subriel Matías at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
The fight was an International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight elimination bout for the number two WBC worldwide ratings position.
Dadashev’s trainer, Buddy McGirt, stopped the bout after the 11th round, over Dadashev’s protest in the corner.
On exiting the ring, Dadashev collapsed. Dadashev subsequently underwent emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, and was placed in a medically induced coma at UM Prince George’s Hospital Center.
However, Dadashev died from his injuries on July 23 at the hospital. The Russian Boxing Federation launched an investigation into the tragedy, and pledged to support Dadashev’s family financially. Dadashev was survived by his wife, Elizaveta, and a son.
Dadashev’s body is planned to be sent to his hometown of Saint Petersburg, Russia, for funeral services and burial.
Dadashev shook his head when McGirt told him he was stopping the fight.
“Max, I am going to stop it. Please let me do this, you are getting hit too much.”
Dadashev’s passing is likely to lead to more calls to improve the safety of boxers in the ring moving forward.
British fighter Nick Blackwell was forced to retire in 2016 after he was placed in a medically-induced coma following his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr.
Heartbreaking footage of the incident showed McGirt pleading with Dadashev to let him stop the fight.
— ESPN Boxeo (@ESPNBoxeo) July 20, 2019