Edy Ramiro Valencia Mercado is a combatant hailing from Sinaloa, Mexico. He now finds himself in a critical battle for his life following a match against George Acosta in Ontario, California.
This fierce bout resulted in serious injuries for Edy, leading to his hospitalization. He is currently in a delicate condition.
According to reports from Thompson Boxing Promotions, the Mexican combatant faced a technical knockout in the sixth round of the bout. This marked his fourth bout in just four months, which took a toll on his health and contributed to the severity of his injuries.
Valencia was hospitalised after the match and is reportedly in critical condition as a result of the wounds received.
As news of Edy Valencia’s condition spread, his promoter DiBella expressed deep sadness and conveyed support for Edy’s recovery. He also shared his condolences and called for prayers for Edy Valencia and his family during this trying time.
The boxing promoter said: “TBP is deeply saddened to report that boxer Edy Valencia is fighting for his life in an Ontario hospital following his fight with G. Acosta. We believe in the power of collective support and strength and, together, we hope to see Edy move forward from this ordeal.”
DiBella stated: “Terrible news. Edy fought recently on a show I promoted and he’s a very nice young man. Prayers please for Edy Valencia and his family. May God hold them in his hands.”
Edy Valencia’s recent outing with George Acosta was his third bout in the United States for the year 2023. In addition to these matches, he had another fight at Guasave in Mexico.
As a seasoned boxer, Valencia Mercado has a record of 20 victories (7 via KOs), 6 draws, and 12 defeats.
Now, the focus remains on Edy Ramiro Valencia Mercado’s recovery and healing process. The entire boxing community rallies behind him, providing unwavering support.
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