Daily Outrage: Fighter dies after being injured during tourney victory 

WHO: Nathan Johnson, 23

WHAT: The former college star athlete died of a skull fracture and irreversible brain injury received while winning his second fight in an annual two-day Toughman tournament at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market. He was married to his pregnant fiancee while in a hospital-induced coma before dying Tuesday.

WHAT’S BEING DONE: The Oklahoma Boxing Commission, which licenses extreme fighting events, is investigating the circumstances of Johnson’s fatal injuries in a bout where he seemingly did not receive any severe head blows.

About The Author

Staff Report

Staff Report

Bio:
A daily newspaper covering San Francisco, San Mateo County and serving Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties.
Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

More by Staff Report

Monday, Feb 19, 2018

Videos

Most Popular Stories

© 2018 The San Francisco Examiner

Website powered by Foundation