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Diaz undergoes surgery to relieve swelling on brain

Updated: July 17, 2008, 8:34 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Welterweight Oscar Diaz, who collapsed in his corner after the 10th round of a TKO loss to Delvin Rodriguez on Wednesday night, remained hospitalized in a coma Thursday after undergoing surgery overnight at San Antonio's University Medical Center to relieve swelling on his brain.

Diaz was in a coma and not breathing on his own after the surgery, matchmaker Ron Katz of Star Boxing, which promoted the fight told The Associated Press.

"My understanding is they had ...

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