Man dies after collapsing in Muay Thai bout

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Associated Press

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 6:36 AM

SYDNEY (AP) — A kickboxer has died after collapsing during a weekend Muay Thai bout in Australia.

Police on Tuesday said the 35-year-old man, who has not been named, died in a hospital Monday after losing consciousness during a New South Wales state event in Sydney sanctioned by the World Muay Thai Council on Saturday.

An autopsy is being carried out to establish a cause of death.

New South Wales state sports minister Graham Annesley said he has ordered an investigation into the incident.

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