The exact cause of death is not known, it is known only that the former athlete died due to a short and severe illness. Markus Baier died on 3 December at a hospital in Berlin.
“Bayer was a great man. The news of his passing was a shock,” admits former German coach Ulli Wegner.
Bayer acted as a professional boxer from 1996 to 2008. On account of his won 35 matches, three defeats and one draw. The German three times world champion in the Middleweight version of the world Boxing Council (WBC). In addition, he has participated twice in the Olympic games in 1992 and 1996.
He retired in 2006 after early defeat in the unification fight with Mikkel Kessler after a year and half returned to the ring for one more fight. In 2008, he spent rating the match, which was won on points Russian, Murad Makhmudov. After the match Leverkusen finally ended his Boxing career and worked since a sports commentator on German TV channel MDR.
In his career Markus Bayer defeated many famous boxers, such as Richie Woodhall, Eric Lucas, Danny green, Christian Sanavia and others.
Earlier it was reported that the defeat by a knockout from Alexander Carnation had serious consequences for the former world champion under version WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson. After the match, the 41-year-old canadian was taken to hospital, where he was put into an artificial coma. Such measures were taken as a precaution because a boxer had a suspected brain hemorrhage.
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According to Yvon Michel, promoter of Stevenson, immediately after the fight his client discussed with him the lose, went to shower, after which his condition worsened — the boxer felt dizziness and nausea. In the carriage he lost consciousness.
We will remind, has left the life of legendary athlete whose strength conquered by Sylvester Stallone.
As reported Politeka, died a famous athlete, the tragedy happened during training.
Also Politeka wrote that the body of the young champion found the day of his birth.