Former boxer BJ Flores was within the hospital on Thursday evening after being shot within the leg in a theft.
Flores, who now’s one among Jake Paul’s coaches, mentioned that two “armed motorbike drivers” attacked him at a pink mild whereas he was a passenger in one other car in Colombia.
They pulled up, caught a gun to my head, tried to steal my pockets and my watch. They shot me one time within the leg and I defended myself one of the simplest ways I may,” he mentioned in an Instagram submit.
At the time of early Friday’s submit, Flores mentioned he was nonetheless within the emergency room “ready to have the bullet eliminated at 5:18 am.”
Flores started coaching Paul in 2021 after his boxing profession through which he went 34-4-1. He had 21 wins by knockout, combating as a cruiserweight and heavyweight.
His final struggle was on Aug. 11, 2018, a loss by TKO in opposition to Trevor Bryan for the vacant interim WBA heavyweight title.
Paul is coming off a loss to Tommy Fury in February.
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