Thai Boxing Great Saenchai Hospitalized With COVID


All-time great muay Thai fighter Saenchai revealed via social media that he's been hospitalized with the COVID-19 virus posting photos of himself lying in a hospital bed. Saenchai, 40, was scheduled to fight Sunday in Thailand against Luca Lassalle but began feeling symptoms a week ago. He was tested for COVID on Thursday and the test came back positive on Friday.

Posting on Instagram, he announced, "I'm Saenchai. I'm positive to Covid 19. I'm sorry to everyone who is close to me. And sorry that I didn't fight this coming Sunday." He later revealed he had to rely on friends to find him a hospital as all the beds were full. The coronavirus pandemic has been surging at a record pace in Thailand recently with more than 2,400 new cases and 11 deaths being reported on Sunday.

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