Joao Carvalho was rushed to hospital after his bout in the National Stadium on last night
A Portuguese fighter has been admitted to hospital after falling "very ill" after a MMA bout in Dublin's National Stadium.
Joao Carvalho lost his welterweight bout against Irish fighter, Charlie Ward, via TKO at the Total Extreme Fighting (TEF) event on Saturday night.
Carvalho was treated for injuries in the ring but his gym has confirmed his condition deteriorated after the fight and after feeling "very ill" he was rushed to hospital.
The statement translates to: "Last night, was held another edition of TEF-Irish MMA big event, this event has happened in the National Boxing Stadium in Dublin.
Ontem à noite, se realizou mais uma edição do TEF-MMA grande evento Irlandês, este evento aconteceu no National Boxing...Posted by Portugal Combat on Saturday, 9 April 2016