An UNLV student died a few days after participating in a charity boxing event for his brotherhood… Now the incident is under investigation.
20 years old Nathan Valencia – A member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brotherhood – Part of the main event of the “Fight Night” hosted by Kappa Sigma on November 19… At that time he fell shortly after a match with a classmate .
Valencia-without previous boxing experience-was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries…he passed away four days later.
Valencia girlfriend says KTLV She had a “strange feeling” while participating in the competition… and said that Nathan was clearly trying to get rid of the other fighter to regain his breathing.
United Nations LV Chairman Keith Whitfield After the tragedy, I wrote a letter to the students… and said: “When we mourned the loss of a person, we were shocked and heartbroken. It is always difficult to deal with the loss of life, especially in In this situation.”
“UNLV is investing all available resources to review incidents and determine how off-campus activities like this can be as safe as possible.”
Valencia is a junior studying kinesiology… described by his peers as a caring and happy person.
The Special Investigation Team of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department launched an investigation into the incident. We also contacted the Nevada State Sports Commission for comment…So far, no response has been received.