A former opponent of Wladimir Klitschko ill with the coronavirus and is in critical condition…
52-year-old former boxer-heavyweight derrick Jefferson (28 wins, 21 of them by knockout, 4 losses, 1 draw) were infected with coronavirus and is in critical condition.
As reported in an interview with Ring magazine the son of an athlete, after derrick was diagnosed with a dangerous disease, it is immediately hospitalized and hooked up to a ventilator. Doctors while no forecast is given.
Note that Jefferson started his professional career in 1995 and had not lost in 25 fights in a row for four years. In 2001, American received the right to fight for the WBO title against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko (by the way, March 25, celebrated her 44th birthday), but was knocked out in the second round.
In the fight with Ukrainian Jefferson lasted only two rounds
After this chance to become world champion before his retirement in 2005, the American was no more.
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