Baku. 30 October. REPORT.AZ/ Sinan Şamil Sam, a Turkish World Intercontinental Heavyweight boxing champion, has died at age 41 due to liver failure on Friday.
Report informs referring to the Turkish media, he first entered intensive care after he was hospitalized for liver failure five years ago in December 2010 due to excessive alcohol consumption.
Sam was hospitalized in 2010 in Ankara after vomiting blood and was rushed to the 29 Mayıs Hospital.
Since then the former world champ had been battling an alcohol addiction that had left him in need of a liver transplant.