Boxing coach Diego Arrua, aged 58, sadly handed away after struggling a coronary heart assault throughout his spouse Sabrina Perez’s world title combat. Arrua collapsed between the ninth and tenth rounds of the interim WBC featherweight title bout with Skye Nicolson. Regardless of efforts by medical companies, Arrua didn’t get well from the devastating coronary heart assault. The WBC president, Mauricio Sulaiman, confirmed the information of Arrua’s passing on Twitter, expressing deep disappointment. Matchroom Boxing, who promoted the combat, additionally prolonged their condolences to Perez and her family members. Perez finally misplaced the combat to Nicolson, who gained through unanimous determination.
The tragic information of Arrua’s loss of life prompted an outpouring of assist from boxing followers worldwide. Many took to social media to specific their ideas and provide prayers to the household. The lack of Arrua was described as unhappy and deeply unlucky, with followers expressing their condolences and paying tribute to him. Perez had entered the combat after securing victories over Silvia Fernanda Zararias and Yollis Marrugo Franco, however her defeat to Nicolson marked the tip of her maintain on the WBC’s interim title.