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The Seconds of the Deadly Uppercut That Takes Hero Tito’s Life

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Friday, March 4, 2022 – 00:04 WIB

VIVA – Sad news came from the world of Indonesian boxing, the national boxer Heru Purwanto alias Hero Tito passed away on Sunday afternoon, March 3, 2022.

Previously, Hero Tito underwent treatment after competing against James Mokoginta in the National event at Hollywings Gatsu Night Club, Jakarta on Sunday 27 February 2022.

This 10-round duel fights for the lightweight belt of the Indonesian Boxing Association (ATI) at the Holywings Sport Show. The match was fierce, the two fighters exchanged blows at the beginning of the round.

Indonesian boxer HeroTito

Until finally a horror incident approached Hero, precisely in the 2nd minute of the seventh round. James, who was initially hit by a barrage of jabs from the Hero, got up.

He took advantage of a small gap in the Hero’s defense, his cross uppercut hit the Hero’s chin. This boxer from Malang suddenly fell, the referee counted down and Hero was declared defeated because he could not continue the match.

Hero still seems to be able to lift his head and sit for a while. But a few moments later he lay back down, the medical team approached. An examination was carried out, to his surprise Hero was carried on a stretcher with a respirator.

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