Local Boxer Finds Himself In Another Fight — To Wake Up From Coma

Local Boxer Finds Himself In Another Fight — To Wake Up From Coma


END OF THE MARCH. THEY HAD STICKERS LIKE I RESIST HOMOPHOBIA AND I RESIST CORRUPTION. HIS STAR HAS BEEN THE STATEMENT OF SEVERAL POLITICAL STATEMENTS. PETER: A LOCAL BOXER IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE OUTSIDE THE RING. HE IS OUT OF BRAIN SURGERY AFTER SUFFERING A KNOCKOUT BLOW. CHRISTIE IS LIVE IN RIALTO OUTSIDE THE BOXING GYM WHERE HE TRAINS. REPORTER: THE WAR ZONE BOXING CLUB WAS CLOSED WE GOT HERE BUT IT IS CLEAR THEY ARE VERY PROUD OF DANIEL FRANCO. HE IS FEATURED VERY HEAVILY ON THE WEBSITE. ALSO TONIGHT THAT FIGHTER IS IN A HOSPITAL ROOM IN SUE CITY IOWA. HIS FAMILY SAID IT COULD BE WEEKS BEFORE HE IS WELL ENOUGH TO COME BACK TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. IT WASN’T THE FIRST BLOW, BUT IT WAS THE PUNCH THAT KNOCKED HIM OUT. NOW THE FIGHTER, KNOWN AS TWITCHED IS IN A MEDICALLY INDUCED, AND BOXING FANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE HOPING HE WILL GET UP. THE 25-YEAR-OLD FROM RANCHO CUCAMONGA WROTE ON FACEBOOK THAT HE GRADUATED FROM HESPERIA HIGH SCHOOL. HIS BIO SAID HE WAS STUDYING SIT SOCIOLOGY WHEN HIS BOXING CAREER TOOK OFF MAKING A NAME FOR HIMSELF IN THE RING AND HAVING FUN ALONG THE WAY. [APPLAUSE] FRANCO WAS THE FAVORITE GOING INTO THE MATCH SATURDAY NIGHT IN IOWA AGAINST UTAH JOSÉ BUT THEN IN THE EIGHTH ROUND CAME THIS BLOW. HE LATER UNDERWENT EMERGENCY SURGERY TO STOP TO BRAIN BLEED. ON SUNDAY HIS MANAGER SAID HIS FAMILY IS WITH HIM IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS WILL BE CRITICAL. TONIGHT, HE IS ASKING THE BOXING COMMUNITY FOR PRAYERS. JUST TODAY HIS FAMILY RAISED

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  1. i never understand when people say "We just ask you to pray". That is bizarre. Hopefully he makes it through

  2. Prayers? Are you serious? How about choosing a career that doesn't involve getting your skull repeatedly smashed in. The stupid shit people do for money. smdh

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