Magomed Abdusalamov’s family may sue NYSAC for $100 million.

The family of Magomed Abdusalamov has filed court documents stating its intention to sue the state of New York and the New York State Athletic Commission for $100 million for negligence and medical malpractice, according to

Abdusalamov, 32, suffered brain trauma during a brutal beating by Mike Perez in a 10-round fight on Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden.

Abdusalov was placed in a medically induced coma by doctors at New York’s St. Luke’s Hospital untilDec. 10, but is now in rehabilitation at the Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, N.Y.

Abdusalamov, who suffered a broken jaw and hand during the bout, complained to his corner about feeling pain in those areas throughout much of the contest.

He also complained to commission doctors that he was experiencing pain in his head immediately after the fight, according to the report.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s