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Boxer in critical condition after bout in northern Virginia

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Boxer Prichard Colon's Brain Was Bleeding Post-Match

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- An official says boxer Prichard Colon is in critical condition after suffering a brain bleed from an injury during a bout in northern Virginia.

Lou DiBella, president of DiBella Entertainment, said Sunday that Colon underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after his bout Saturday afternoon against Terrel Williams in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Boxer in critical condition after bout in northern Virginia
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon has a moment to himself before fighting Terrel Williams in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Terrel Williams (R) holds his lower region after taking a low punch from Prichard Colon (L) in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon (L) gets tied up on the ropes with Terrel Williams in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon (L) lands a punch below the belt on Terrel Williams in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon holds the back of his head in a match against Terrel Williams in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon (R) and Terrel Williams exchange punches in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Prichard Colon (L) and Terrel Williams exchange punches in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 17: Terrel Williams celebrates after defeating Prichard Colon (not pictured) in their super welterweights bout at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University on October 17, 2015 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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DiBella says that within moments of showing symptoms in his dressing room after the fight, Colon was under the care of emergency medical technicians and rushed to Inova Fairfax hospital.

Colon was knocked down twice in the ninth round, the second time just before the bell. His cornermen began taking off his gloves, believing it was the tenth and final round. After they realized their mistake and started putting the gloves back on, the referee disqualified him.

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