Renowned boxing coach Diego Arrua unfortunately died on Friday night in Tijuana, Mexico, after experiencing a cardiovascular disease throughout his other half Sabrina Perez’s fight against Skye Nicolson. This news was validated by Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of WBC, on X, the social networks platform previously called Twitter. Arrua was 58 years of ages.
During the match, which was telecasted on DAZN as part of the Matchroom Boxing occasion at the Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutierrez, Arrua collapsed in between Rounds 9 and 10.
Arrua, who comes from Buenos Aires, was not just Perez’s partner however likewise her fitness instructor.
“We are deeply saddened by the unfortunate death of Argentine coach Diego [Arrua], who suffered a terrible cardiac arrest throughout Sabrina Perez’s fight in Tijuana,” revealed Sulaiman.
Perez was not present inside the ring when the choice was revealed at the end of her fight. Skye Nicolson became the winner by consentaneous choice, thus declaring the WBC interim featherweight title.
“Our wholehearted ideas and acknowledgements head out to Sabrina Perez and her liked ones,” communicated Matchroom on X.