Tragedy has struck the boxing world after a competitor’s accidents within the ring turned deadly.
In accordance with occasion organizer Groupe Yvon Michel, Jeanette Zacarias Zapata handed away on Thursday, Sept. 2 from accidents sustained in a boxing match with Canada’s Marie-Pier Houle. She was 18 years previous.
“It’s with nice disappointment and torment that now we have discovered, from a consultant of her household, that Jeannette Zacarias Zapata handed away this afternoon at 3:45 p.m.,” his assertion read on social media. “Your complete workforce at Groupe Yvon Michel workforce is extraordinarily distressed by this painful announcement. We want to supply our most honest condolences to her household, family members and particularly her husband Jovanni Martinez who was at her bedside till her final moments.”
In accordance with Groupe, Jovanni was “devastated and intensely upset” about his spouse’s surprising passing, however did not need to remark additional.
In the course of the matchup held on Aug. 28 as a part of the GYM Gala Worldwide Boxing occasion, Jeannette reportedly suffered a sequence of energy punches within the nook of the ring. A ultimate proper hook precipitated the athlete’s mouthguard to fly out and left her unable to return to her nook.