"There's no change in his condition, he's in a coma, he's not talking, moving or doing anything right now. The doctors say there could be a blood clot on the brain due to a blow to the head," the trainer said.
Mngomezulu also added Buthelezi's family is devastated by the accident ... and is looking for answers.
"This is very tough to take, especially for his family. Simiso has just graduated two weeks ago at UniZulu in Zoology and Botany. The family can't understand why this had to happen because Simiso has a bright future"
8:45 AM PT -- Dr. David Abbasi, orthopedic surgeon and ringside doctor, sent us a video analyzing the scary situation involving Simiso Buthelezi. Dr. Abbasi says the ref made the right decision immediately calling off the fight.
Terrifying moment involving a professional boxer in South Africa ... the previously unbeaten fighter became disoriented and started punching air, as if he saw a fighter that didn't exist.
Video of the incident hit social media on Sunday ... showing Simiso Buthelezi fighting Siphesihle Mntungwa for the WBF African lightweight title. In the 10th round of the fight, Simiso was easily winning, when something went very wrong.
Very scary in South Africa please 🙏🏼 for Simiso Buthelezi (4-1). At 2:43 of the 10th & final round, Siphesihle Mntungwa (7-1-2) falls through the ropes but then Buthelezi appears to lose his understanding of the present situation. Mntungwa takes the WBF African lightweight title pic.twitter.com/YhfCI623LB