The Erik Skoglund coma news rocked the boxing world today and fellow super-middleweight George Groves has had a classy message for him.
Thoughts are with Swedish boxer Eric Skloglund at this time following confirmation from his promoter Sauerland today that the fighter fell into a coma after a training session this week that went wrong.
It is understood that the next few days are crucial to the young super-middleweight’s recovery.
Following the news well wishes from all around the boxing world have been pouring in. Including from his fellow peers in the 168lbs division, such as George Groves:
So sad and deeply concerning to hear the news @skoglund_erik has fallen ill and is in a medically induced coma. He is such a nice guy, thoughts are with his family and team.
— George Groves (@StGeorgeGroves) December 9, 2017
Fair play Groves.
Here are some more of the sentiments pouring in from around the boxing world today:
Thoughts with Erik,family and all you guys ??
— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) December 9, 2017
Prayers and thoughts are with his family, wishing he makes a full recovery ? https://t.co/vtZqgm03gn
— Sara Beverley Jones (@SaraBeverley) December 9, 2017
Praying for a full recovery ?
— tony morris (@Tmorris74Tony) December 9, 2017
Get well soon champ
— jay beckett (@jamesbeckett7) December 9, 2017
Prayers go out to Erik Skoglund https://t.co/8Sb97xZelh
— TheFightGuy (@fightguyuk) December 9, 2017
Thoughts are with Erik Skoglund, his family, his team and friends at this difficult time.
— Geoff Hunter (@hunterboxing) December 9, 2017
Everybody at Boxing News and Views wishes Erik a speed recovery at this difficult time.