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Karlo Maquinto,Filipino boxer died from a blood clot he was 21

Karlo P. Maquinto  was a super flyweight Filipino boxer who resided in Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines died from a blood clot he was 21. He died after he collapsed at the end of his 7th professional bout.

( 8 July 1990 – died 3 February 2012)

Early life

Karlo Maquinto was the fifth of six children, their parents are
Felicibar Jr. and Marjorie Maquinto. His grandparents are Alberta
Larania. He completed his elementary education, but not his high school
so as to pursue his boxing career.

Boxing career

  • 19 January 2011: Win against Andro Oliveros by KO in round 2 of a 4-round bout
  • 11 February 2011: Win against Jhune Cambel by KO in round 3 of a 4-round bout
  • 7 April 2011: Win against Jhune Kambel by KO in round 2 of a 4-round bout
  • 28 May 2011: Win against Jomar Yema by KO in round 3 of a 4-round bout
  • 17 August 2011: Win against Edwin Mondala by points, after a 4-round bout
  • 30 October 2011: Win against Gerald Cortes by points after a 6-round bout
  • 26 November 2011: Win against Zoren Pama by KO in round 3 of a 6-round bout
  • 11 December 2011: Win against Argie Toquero by KO in round 5 of 6-round bout
  • 28 January 2012: Draw with Mark Joseph Costa after an 8-round bout


He collapsed after the end of an 8-round bout with Marc Joseph Costa in Caloocan City, Philippines. The match had ended with a majority draw, the sole blemish on an earlier perfect 8-0-0 record with 6 KOs prior.[1]

Maquinto was rushed to FEU Hospital in Quezon City. Karlo was diagnosed with subdural hematoma (blood clot sustained in his brain) upon his admission to the hospital.[2]
Tests showed that a blood clot had developed in his brain as a result
of blows received in the first round of the fight. As a result, soon
Maquinto went into a coma and died 5 days later in the hospital.

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