Canelo Álvarez sends a message of encouragement to Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán: “You can do it” – La Opinion

Canelo Álvarez sends a message of encouragement to Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán: “You can do it” – La Opinion

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, undisputed super middleweight champion, He sent a message of encouragement to Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Duránwho is hospitalized in Panama after undergoing surgery for a heart problem this Monday.

In a video shared by Mauricio Sulaimán -president of the World Boxing Council (WBC) – on his X account, Canelo Álvarez asked him to fight this health battle like Durán did every time he had to go into the ring and sent him a lot of encouragement.

“Roberto, I send you good vibes, encouragement, lots of encouragement. I know that you can, like all those battles you fought, this is one more. I send you a hug, may God bless you and look forward to it very much.. Strongly, we are here supporting,” she said.

Just like Canelo Álvarez did There are many boxers who have sent him a message or words of encouragement to Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán so that he can recover. It should be noted that the family of the former Panamanian four-division world champion reported through their social networks that the boxer had suffered a health complication.

“The Durán family reports that our champion suffered a health complication due to Complete Atrioventricular Complete AV Block. “We are awaiting results so we can later share more information about his health,” said the statement last Saturday.

This Monday, in a publication on the champion’s official Instagram account, the relatives updated the situation of the Panamanian boxer and They announced that he underwent successful surgery and was implanted with a pacemaker..

“The Durán family is pleased to report that, thank God, The operation on our champion, ‘Pacemaker Implant’, was a complete success. Thank you to all family, friends and followers for your prayers. Especially, to the medical staff for their great work,” the statement says.

According to the Congenital Heart Diseases portala complete atrioventricular (AV) block is a heart disorder that It affects the system of electrical impulses that control the rhythm and frequency of the heartbeat. For this reason, Roberto Durán had a pacemaker implanted so that his heart could function normally.

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Canelo Álvarez hopes that Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán can leave the hospital soon. Photo: John Locher/AP.

Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán is a member of the boxing Hall of Fame and is also classified as one of the best pound for pound fighters in history. The Panamanian participated in eight different weight divisions, but He was only champion in four of them: lightweight, welterweight, super welterweight and middleweight.

Durán’s nickname It is due to his powerful punch and aggressive style in the ring. He also had good defense, reflexes and quickness. Furthermore, the boxer born in Panama is remembered for starring in a trilogy with Sugar Ray Leonard in which he was able to emerge victorious only once.

Roberto ‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán, 72, finished his professional career with a record of 103 wins (70 wins by knockout), 16 losses and no draw.

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