Australian boxing legend Jeff Fenech has undergone lifesaving surgical procedure in a single day to restore an contaminated coronary heart valve.
Surgeons say a lung an infection unfold to his coronary heart – leaving them with no possibility however to carry out the dangerous six-hour operation.
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7NEWS has been advised he’s nonetheless sedated – with medical doctors monitoring his situation whereas the chance of an infection continues to be excessive.
Fenech was in Thailand for a boxing coaching camp – with various Australian rising stars when he delivered the information he wanted surgical procedure.
‘I’ve received some fairly unhealthy information’
“I’ve received some fairly unhealthy information, I’ve received an contaminated valve that is linked to my coronary heart,” an emotional Fenech stated in a video by Boxing Epicentre.
“Which implies over the subsequent few days they will attempt to eliminate the an infection after which I am going to need to have surgical procedure.”
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Fenech is claimed to be devastated he will not be capable of stroll his daughter Jessica down the aisle in coming weeks.