Scott Marsden, 14, died on Monday after his fight was called off “I’ve had the pleasure of helping Scotty raise money in the past to help send him off to fight overseas in the WKU world open championship, where he won Gold -50kg division, something I was so incredibly proud of him for doing.”So thought it fitting I do it for him again now, even though it’s breaking my heart.”Everything Scotty did, he did with passion and a confidence that was a pleasure to behold, he was the most wonderful, talented boy and the loss of him will leave a hole in so many people’s lives.”Scott was not only a kick boxer though, he is a son, a brother, a grandson, a nephew, a cousin and a friend.”No amount of money can take away the pain his family are feeling today and always, but no family should ever have to cater for coping with the loss of a 14 year old boy, with his whole life ahead of him.”Please give what you can to help support his beautiful family.” On it, they write: “Yesterday we were all struck with the devastating blow none of us ever thought possible.”Our lovely Scotty, who suffered an injury on Saturday 11/3/17 whilst doing the thing he loved, Kickboxing, sadly never recovered and took his final bow surrounded by his family and people who love him in the early hours of this morning. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. A spokesperson from Leeds Martial Arts College said: “Our deepest condolences & sympathy go to our friends the Marsdens at this terrible time.”Scotty will always be in our hearts & our thoughts & we miss you dearly.”A true champion in every way who’s energy & positivity affected everyone he met. Rest now Scotty lad.”The Leeds Martial Arts College is now closed until further notice. A justgiving page has been set up to raise funds for Scott Marsden’s familyCredit:justgiving.com Jackie said: “Darren is getting some sleep because we’ve been through a hellish weekend.”In earlier posts on their Facebook page they had said there was no indication during the fight to suggest something was wrong.It read: “Unfortunately, Saturday night’s English title fight had to be stopped due to Scotty needing immediate medical attention.”There was no way to foresee the fight ending in such a way as at no point were either ever in any overwhelming danger from each other”Everyone is still in shock as there were simply no signs to suggest the fight needed to be stopped.”The referee stepped in to protect Scott as soon as he could, which meant Scott did not hit the canvas and was laid down and straight into recovery position.”Scott was then taken to hospital.” A teenager who was taken ill during a top national kickboxing match has died.Scott Marsden, 14, known as Scotty, was competing for an English title at Leeds Martial Arts college, West Yorkshire, on Sunday when he was rushed to hospital.The title fight had been close with just one point separating two of the country’s best young fighters and there was nothing to suggest the contest needed to be stopped up to that point.However, Marsden is believed to have received a serious injury towards the end of the bout, leading to it being called off so that he could receive medical attention. His club, Marsden’s All Styles (MAS) Kickboxing – which was set up by his father, Simon Marsden, and his uncle Darren Marsden eight years ago – have set up a fundraising page to help raise money for his devastated family. Scott had only just returned to the sport after breaking his tibia and fibia in a fight in late October last year, just two days before he was due to fly to Italy with his teammates for the World Championships. Scott Marsden was taking part in a fight at Alexandra Mill, Morley, on SaturdayCredit:Google Never take time spent with someone for granted, Goodnight champ, there’s only one Scott Marsden😪🥊❤️xox— ellie trower (@ellietrower13) March 13, 2017 Scott marsden has passed away after a kickboxing bout on sat he was 14 thoughts and prayers go to his family 🙏 every fighter takes risks— Enzo Maccarinelli (@theRealEnzoMac) March 14, 2017 Marsden was a highly-rated young kickboxer from Sheffield, and the club had previously raised money through crowdfunding to ensure he could represent his country at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union (WKU) World Championships in Spain.The crowdfunding page told how Scott, then aged 13, had in the space of three months swept to victory in the WKA Yorkshire Open Championships, the WKKC National Open Championships and the WTKA European Open Championships.West Yorkshire Police said the incident was not being treated as suspicious.A spokesman said: “At 1.20pm on Sunday, police were contacted by medical staff at Leeds General Infirmary reporting a 14-year-old boy who was in a critical condition after collapsing during an organised kickboxing contest at Alexandra Mill, Morley, on Saturday night.”Inquiries are being carried out into the circumstances.” The breaks put him out of action for three months.A spokesman for the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) England said it had been a tragic incident but was not known at this stage what had caused Scott’s condition to suddenly deteriorate.The spokesman said: “We’re communicating with Scott’s family and making sure they have all the support they need.”We’re also giving them the time and space they required.” Scott’s aunt, Jackie Marsden, 46, said on Tuesday that the family had been through a “hellish weekend.”Her husband, goldsmith Darren, 47, was unable to speak about the loss of his nephew as he was in bed.