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Dazn famed boxing commentator David Diamante was gravely wounded… but he is now conscious and in good spirits, according to reports.
According to Boxing Scene, Diamante was riding his bicycle on a street under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway when the tragedy occurred. Diamante has previously worked for ESPN, DAZN, Showtime, HBO, the Brooklyn Nets, and other organizations.
In addition to many fractured ribs and spine fractures, the 50-year-old had a “severe” knee injury, according to the publication. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.
Diamante had a 5-hour treatment on Tuesday… during which screws, rods, and cadaver components were implanted in his spine to correct the problem.
But, what’s the good news? Diamante has already shown interest in resuming his recuperation and returning to his previous level of fitness.
“It’s going to be a difficult journey,” he said to the publication. “It’s a serious injury, and recovering from it will take some time. This is going to be difficult. I’ll have to relearn how to walk, and there’s a chance that things could become worse before they get better.”
“However, I have a good attitude and want to return as soon as it’s feasible.”
Michael Buffer also claims to have spoken with Diamante, and that his co-anchor is “very hopeful.”
“David is a warrior who has overcome many obstacles in his life—and this will be another one for him!”
He is a legendary figure in the world of combat sports… and is most known for his signature statement, “The battle is on.” On December 18, he worked the Joseph Parker vs. Derek Chisora bout, which took place in Las Vegas.
Get well as quickly as possible.