Boxer Viktor Kotochigov suffers burns from acid attack after men 'break into his hotel room’

Boxer Viktor Kotochigov suffers burns from acid attack after men 'break into his hotel room’



Kazakh boxer Viktor Kotochigov has suffered burns to his body following an acid attack by a group of men that broke into his hotel room.



The 28-year-old was staying in the UK as he continued his preparations for a bout in England and was also supporting his friend Tursynbay Kulakhmet, who lost to Juan Carlos Abreu last Friday.



However, Kotochigov was attacked with an "acid-like substance" while in his hotel room and has been left with burns to his arms, torso, neck and face as a result.







The former WBC lightweight champion took to social media to tell fans of the ordeal.



Kotochigov wrote on Instagram: "The England camp was a bit unlucky for me. Briefly about the situation: I flew to England, to prepare for the duel scheduled for December 11.Latest Post
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