Boxer Adonis Stevenson regains consciousness from medically induced coma

first_imgQUEBEC — Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson has regained consciousness after being in a medically induced coma for three weeks following a knockout loss on Dec. 1.Stevenson’s girlfriend, Simone God, issued a statement Saturday saying the light heavyweight boxer is now awake.His condition deteriorated after he was helped into the dressing room following the fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk of Ukraine at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City.He was transported to hospital by ambulance and was admitted with a traumatic brain injury that required rapid neurosurgery.Intensive care specialist Dr. Alexis Turgeon told reporters earlier this month that the majority of patients suffer lasting effects from such injuries.The Canadian Presslast_img


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