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Popular UT junior, Tanner Wray, tragically passed away during a boxing match at the Expo Center Friday night.
Wray was said to be was walking to his corner after the end of the second round when he collapsed on the mat and didn’t get up. He was rushed to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
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Students have already began sharing their condolences on social media.
The second night of the annual Boxing Weekend tournament was called off early after one of the boxers collapsed between rounds and was taken away for medical attention.source
The Ace Miller Memorial Boxing Tournament is an amateur event for UT fraternity members.The tournament is not organized through the university.
Reporter John North said a doctor at the match jumped into the ring immediately. A medical crew treated the boxer for several minutes before taking him away on a stretcher.
One of the young fighters here at the Ace Miller boxing tournament is down. They’re doing CPR. He went down at the end of the 2nd round.
Serious. Stretcher has arrived.@wbir @WBIRSports pic.twitter.com/bZNHmTGWyA
— johnnorth (@jnbeatlefan) February 24, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.
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