CHAMPION'S LEGACY Late British boxer Scott Westgarth saved seven lives with organ donations following his death in February aged 31

THE SUN | Gary Stonehouse
The late Scott Westgarth has left a true champion's legacy
THE LATE Scott Westgarth's brother has revealed the tragic boxer has saved seven lives through organ donations as hundreds of mourners turned out at his funeral today.

The fighter died aged 31 in February following his victory in an English title eliminator in Doncaster in February.

Westgarth, originally from the North East but who trained in Sheffield, beat Dec Spelman but collapsed in the dressing-room.

He was immediately rushed to hospital, where he died due to a suspected brain injury.

However brave Westgarth’s death has not been in vain as his brother Adam revealed the true champion's legacy the star has left behind.

He read out a letter from the NHS that detailed some of the lives the light-heavyweight had helped to save.
Boxer Scott Westgarth speaks after beating Dec Spelman on points at The Doncaster Dome.
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