ads MEXICAN boxer Alejandro Ayala is in "stable condition" after being rushed to hospital and undergoing surgery. Scotland's Hannah Rankin sto
MEXICAN boxer Alejandro Ayala is in “stable condition” after being rushed to hospital and undergoing surgery.
Scotland’s Hannah Rankin stopped the 33-year-old fighter 10 rounds into their WBA and IBO super welterweight title fight in Glasgow on Friday.
Ayala was treated by doctors in the ring following the TKO before being transported to a local hospital.
And today Rankin has said that he is sending “thoughts, prayers and well wishes” to Ayala.
The 31-year-old wrote on Twitter: “My thoughts, prayers and well wishes are with Alejandra and her family and team at this time.
“Once again, thank you Scotland for supporting our fight and may we keep Alejandra and her team in your thoughts for a speedy recovery.”
4,500 fans turned out at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow to see Rankin defend his titles.
A statement from Dennis Hobson Promotions said Rankin was “deeply concerned” about Ayala’s condition, but the Mexican is said to be stable in hospital.
It read: “The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Dennis Hobson Promotions, Fight Academy and FightZone are with Alejandra Ayala.
Following Friday’s WBA & IBO World Championship bout with Hannah Rankin, Alejandra was admitted to hospital in Glasgow where she underwent surgery and is now reported to be in stable condition.
“We are in contact with Alejandra’s family and management team and we offer them all our support.
“Hannah is aware of the situation and was deeply concerned to learn of the condition of her brave opponent.
“We will update everyone when we can and it is appropriate to do so, but at this time our thoughts are with Alejandra and her family.”