‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán recovers: “I’m already at home, calm and feeling good,” he said on video – La Opinion

‘Manos de Piedra’ Durán recovers: “I’m already at home, calm and feeling good,” he said on video – La Opinion

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The legendary Panamanian boxer Roberto ‘Hands of Stone’ Durán He reported this Tuesday in a video message that he is already at home “calm” and feeling well.after being discharged from the hospital, where he was admitted last week for a heart condition.

“Thank you for worrying about me. I’m already home, calm and feeling good. Thank you for all your messages, prayers and good wishes for me,” He stated with a good face the four-time world boxing champion, in a video published on his Instagram account.

Pointing to his chest, Duran He stressed that he already has his pacemaker in place and now all that remains is to get checked, and in the process he reiterated his gratitude to all the people who cared about his condition and took the opportunity to give his blessings to everyone.

The family of ‘El Cholo’ – as the Panamanian fighter is affectionately known – had announced their happiness with the progress in a statement: “The operation on our champion, a pacemaker implant, was a complete success.”

Durán, 72, was hospitalized last week due to a cardiac complication resulting from complete atrioventricular (AV) block, as his family reported at the time.

According to medical literature, atrioventricular (AV) block is a partial or complete interruption of the transmission of impulses from the atria to the ventricles of the heart. Symptoms and treatment depend on the degree of blockage, but if considered necessary, a pacemaker is usually required.

Durán, a member of the boxing Hall of Fame, is recognized worldwide as the greatest lightweight (135 pounds) of all time, and also listed as one of the best pound for pound in the entire history of boxing.

The former Panamanian fighter, who also entered the bantamweight, featherweight, superfeatherweight, lightweight, welterweight, superwelterweight, middleweight and supermiddleweight divisions, finished his career with a professional record of 103-16 with 70 wins by knockout.

*With information from EFE.

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