Mexican female boxer Jeannette Zacarías died in Canada from the blows she received during the fight she had in the city of Montreal against Marie Pier Houle. The fight held at the IGA Stadium ended in the fourth round by way of a KO in favor of the local fighter.
Yvon Michel, president, and CEO of the promoter GYM Inc published a statement on his Twitter account in which he confirmed the death of the athlete from Aguascalientes.
It was with great sadness and torment that we learned from a representative of the family that Jeannette Zacarías Zapata passed away this afternoon at 3:45 pm. The entire Groupe Yvon Michel team is extremely shocked by this painful announcement, “said the statement in which the company extended its condolences to the family of the deceased.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to her family, loved ones, friends and especially her husband Jovanny Martínez, who was by her side until her last moments. “
The 18-year-old Mexican boxer had been hospitalized for several days. Last Sunday, through his Twitter account, Mauricio Sulaimán, president of the World Boxing Council, reported that the athlete was in critical but stable condition and that the next five days would be of great importance.
On Thursday, September 2nd, the WBC chief thanked through social networks the support given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs so that Esteban Zacarías, the fighter’s father, had the opportunity to travel to Canada.