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Who was Scott Westgarth? Boxer who tragically died after a fight in Doncaster on Saturday

The 31-year-old is believed to have suffered from bleeding on the brain (Picture: PA)

The dangerous, deadly and heart-breaking nature of boxing was brought into sharp focus on Monday morning as Scott Westgarth died from injuries sustained in a fight on Saturday night.

The 31-year-old fought and beat Dec Spelman over 10 rounds at the Doncaster Dome, but was rushed to hospital afterwards having been taken ill backstage.

The news that he has passed away was confirmed on Monday morning by his promoter, Stefy Bull on Twitter.