SHOCKING: 25 Year Old Kickboxer Passes Away Due to Injuries

Published 04/04/2021, 1:31 PM EDT


Joel Cahuasqui is a 25-year-old kickboxer who recently passed away, Cahuasqui had suffered from brain stem hemorrhage after he got injured in a recent fight in Ecuador.

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This terrible news comes after a high kick knocked out the fighter. This happened during his match held in the Pacific Cup and National Selective Kickboxing championship. Alberto Astudillo B took to Twitter and shared the disturbing news.

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“I regret to report that the athlete from the Imbabura records, Joel Cahuasqui, has just died, according to reports from those close to him.

“The athlete had a brain stem hemorrhage after a match held in the Pacific Cup and National Selective KickBoxing Championship,” he wrote.

The young athlete was being kept on life support, but later the doctors pronounced his death. El Norte posted about the incident.

They wrote, “Kickboxing athlete Joel Cahuasqui, a native of Imbabura, died after being disconnected from a machine that kept him alive with artificial life. The imbabureño received a blow to the head that left him brain dead.

The art of combat sports is not something that one should take lightly. Even after Cahuasqui had headgear on, the fighter suffered a brain hemorrhage.

Whenever an incident such as this happens it is an extremely sad affair for everyone involved with sport and much more so for the relatives of the fighter.

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The blow was so strong that even the headgear could not protect the young kickboxer. According to the news, there were no paramedics on the scene. The shock that the fans in attendance and everybody at the scene would have felt must have been terrifying.

A young man of just 25, losing his life in any way is very tragic. And when something like this happens, it feels much worse. This is a very sad situation and our hearts go out to the family of the fighter and everyone involved.

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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