Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Leal, Mexican Boxer Dies Three Days After Knockout By Hilares

Francisco "Frankie" Javier Leal

Mexican boxer remained in coma and never recovered after being knocked out at a Saturday bout in Mexico.

By H. Nelson Goodson
October 23, 2013

San Diego, CA - On Tuesday,  Francisco "Frankie" Javier Leal, 26, aka, "Pequeño Soldado" succumbed to his injuries from a Saturday night boxing match with Rául Hilares in Cabos San Jose, Baja California, Mexico. The fight was televised live by Box Azteca.
Hilares knocked out Leal in the eight round and he later went into coma, which he never recovered. He was taken to a San Diego hospital where he died on Tuesday, according to family members.
Leal leaves a record of 20  fight wins, 8 defeats, 3 tied and 13 knockouts. 

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