Maxim Dadashev Biography
Maxim Dadashev was a Russian junior welterweight boxer who died on July 23, 2019, from injuries he sustained during a 140-pound world title elimination fight with Subriel Matias at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on July 19, 2019.
Maxim Dadashev Age
Maxim was 28 years old at the time of his death; he was born on September 9, 1990, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Maxim Dadashev Nationality
Maxim was a Russian national who was based in Los Angeles, California.
Maxim Dadashev Family
Dadashev family lives in Russia, his parents are both retired. His father was a wrestler when he was young. Dadashev had one brother who was practising boxing when Dadashev was 10. He used to watch his brother but he quit Dadashev decided to try and he said he liked it.
“My brother quit, but I tried it and really liked it, so I kept going to the gym.”
Maxim Dadashev Wife
Maxim was married to Elizabeth Apushkina. After his death, Elizabeth posted their photo on Maxim’s Instagram with the caption; “My love! You are forever in my heart, the soul is torn from the pain without you! It is the hardest time in our family”
Maxim Dadashev Children
Maxim together with his wife has one child together named Daniel, who was born on October 5, 2016.
Maxim Dadashev Net worth
Maxim had an estimated net worth of $750,000.
Maxim Dadashev Record
Maxim was undefeated in 13 fights going into Friday’s bout. In 2018 he made back-to-back victories in his two most notable fights, a 10th-round knockout of former lightweight titlist Darleys Perez in June followed by a 10-round unanimous decision over former lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco in October.
In March he knocked out journeyman Ricky Sismundo in the fourth round to set himself up for the world title eliminator against Matias of Puerto Rico.
Maxim Dadashev Last Fight
On Friday, July 19, Maxim was in a 140-pound world title elimination fight with Subriel Matias at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Matias dominated the fight landing powerful blows on Maxim’s head and body. Buddy McGirt, Maxim’s trainer, stopped the fight when Matias was ahead 109-100, 108-101, and 107-102 on the scorecards following the 11th round.
After the round McGirt told Dadashev he was going to stop the fight as he was getting hit too much but Dadashev refused. He again tried to convince Maxim but again he refused the fight to be stopped.
“I’m going to stop it, Max. Max, you’re getting hit too much… Please, Max, please. Let me do this. OK? OK? Look at me. Please… If I don’t, the referee’s gonna do it. C’mon, Max. Please.”
McGrit finally asked the referee to stop the fight. McGrit later said he thought of ending the fight during the ninth round but he knew he had to stop it after the 11th.
“I saw him fading and when he came back to the corner [after the 11th round], my mind was already made up. I was just asking him out of respect, but my mind was made up. I wasn’t going to let him go out there.”
Maxim needed help leaving the ring and even collapsed before making it to the dressing room and began vomiting.
?️”God forbid… one punch as you know can change a whole guy’s life and I wasn’t going to let that happen– so, I’d rather have them be mad at me for a day or two then to be mad at me for the rest of their life.” ?
-Buddy McGirt on stopping the fight for Maxim Dadashev. pic.twitter.com/RINM4D83ZZ
— Jorge Hernández (@JorgeDeBurque) July 20, 2019
Maxim Dadashev Injury – Maxim Dadashev Hospital
Maxim was taken to UM Prince George’s Hospital Center, Maryland where he underwent emergency brain surgery for two hours for a subdural hematoma — bleeding on the brain. He was placed in a medically induced coma to allow time for brain swelling to subside after the doctors operated on him hoping to relieve pressure on the right side of his brain, where most of the damage was.
Maxim Dadashev Death
Maxim died on July 23, 2019, as a result of brain injuries suffered during an 11th-round knockout loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
His death was confirmed by his wife Elizaveta in a statement that was issued by the hospital spokeswoman in her behalf.
“It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of my husband, Maxim Dadashev. He was a very kind person who fought until the very end. Our son will continue to be raised to be a great man like his father. Lastly, I would like to thank everyone that cared for Maxim during his final days. I ask that everyone please respect our privacy during this very difficult time.”
His trainer Buddy McGrit told ESPN; “It just makes you realize what type of sport we’re in, man. He did everything right in training, no problems, no nothing. My mind is really running crazy right now. Like, what could I have done differently? But at the end of the day, everything was fine [in training]. He seemed OK, he was ready, but it’s the sport that we’re in. It just takes one punch, man.”
His manager Egis Klimas also posted a tribute on his Instagram. He posted a photo of Dadashev and his wife and their son with the caption; “As you can see, he didn’t leave us… He always will be in our hearts and memory as a strong very discipline, very dedicated, true Champion. He lived with one dream, to become a Champion!!! In my opinion, he still and always will be one! Hey, Max just stays there and wait for us. R. I. P.”
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As you can see, he didn’t leave us… He always will be in our hearts and memory as strong very discipline, very dedicated, true Champion. He lived with one dream, to become a Champion!!! In my opinion he still and always will be one! Hey Max just stay there and wait for us. R. I. P.
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Maxim Dadashev Highlights
Maxim Dadashev Twitter Tributes
Maxim Dadashev’s death is a reminder to NEVER boo during a fight — boxing, MMA or otherwise. Fighters literally put their lives on the line every time they step inside the ring/cage. That decision deserves our respect.
Dadashev paid the ultimate price. May he Rest In Peace.
— Simon Samano (@SJSamano) July 23, 2019
Boxer Maxim Dadashev has died at age 28 from injuries suffered in a fight this past Friday pic.twitter.com/Y6sK5HVbRd
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 23, 2019