07/29/2010 // Orlando, Florida, US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
Orlando, Florida – A female kickboxer passed away Monday after sustaining an injury during a match. As reported by the Orlando Sentinel, Adrienne Simmons, 34, died after receiving a strong blow during the final round of a match on Sunday.
As noted in the report, the International Kickboxing Federation sponsored the kickboxing match held at the Orlando Marriot World Center resort, in which Simmons was competing against Lindsay Scheer.
Scheer is quoted in the report as stating of Simmons’ death on her Facebook page, “I have literally been inconsolable since that moment… I did not know what it really felt like to cry. I was and am broken.” Scheer further stated in the posting that she would not fight in a scheduled match if the family of Simmons did not wish for her too.
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