HBO Boxing Extreme Closeup Is Really Gross [Not Safe For Stomachs]

HBO's airing a bout between Mike Perez and Carlos Takam on the undercard of a Bute-Pascal light heavyweight fight from Montreal tonight, and Perez suffered a nasty cut in the third round. Read on only if you want to see something pretty gross.

This is Perez's first fight since he put Magomed Abdusalamov into a coma, and here we have his trainer (and, apparently, cut man) Abel Sanchez patching him up:

HBO Boxing Extreme Closeup Is Really Gross [Not Safe For Stomachs]

Hope you've already eaten. It's even worse on video as you see Sanchez digging around inside Perez's face:

That's the reality of a brutal sport we only, anymore, can ironically call "the sweet science." [HBO]