A Boxer Nearly Had His Ear Torn Off In A Fight In Vegas

Mike Tyson not involved this time

A Boxer Nearly Had His Ear Torn Off In A Fight In Vegas Image: Twitter/HBO Boxing

English boxer Stephen Smith nearly had his left ear torn off during his super featherweight bout with Francisco Vargas in Las Vegas.

A clash of heads between the two boxers in the ninth round left Smith’s ear dangling and bloodied.

Watch the incident towards the end of this video, but be warned — it’s pretty crook.

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Smith was stitched up at hospital nearby and is on the mend.

He took to Twitter to reassure people that he’s fine.

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The bout was ended when Smith copped the injury — despite him wanting to go on — and was awarded to Vargas.

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