The state of new York will pay $ 22 million to the family of Russian boxer Magomed Abdusalamov, who was left partially paralyzed after defeat in a fight with Cuban Mike Perez, according to ESPN.
The agreement approved by judge Janet Rodriguez morick.
The battle took place on 2 November 2013. The Russians suffered a traumatic brain injury, a broken arm and jaw. At the hospital, the boxer suffered a stroke. It was a long time in a state of artificial coma.
The right side of the boxer remains paralyzed, he cannot walk and to speak clearly.
Relatives of Magomed Abdusalamov filed a lawsuit for 100 million, claiming that traumatic brain injury could have been avoided if the fight is stopped in time.