Brave Lamati fights for his life at a Belfast hospital

Fighter in ICU after collapsing in the ring

The outcome of the WBC silver featherweight boxing title fight between champion Nick Ball and Lumo Lamati in Belfast,  Northern Ireland, on Saturday night is meaningless, especially for South Africans, what matters most now is his health.

It may sound alarming to say Lamati is fighting for his life in a hospital bed in Belfast where the 31-year-old fighter from Mdantsane was admitted after collapsing in his corner after his management rescued him by throwing in the towel on the 12th round...

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