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Fabiana Bytyqi, WBC Champion, Diagnosed With Coronavirus

It was revealed by the World Boxing Council, 24-year-old Czech boxer Fabiana Bytyqi - who holds the WBC atomweight championship - has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus and is currently undergoing treatment.

The sanctioning body made the disclosure through their social networks and wished the boxer a speedy recovery.

"The president of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaimán, and the entire organization he represents, send their best wishes for the prompt and full recovery of Fabiana Bytyqi, who is facing health problems due to the coronavirus," the WBC's notice stated.

"Fabiana made history by becoming the first female boxer from the Czech Republic to win a world title, thanks to her September 2018 victory over Denise Castle. On November 30, 2019, Bytyqi defeated Mexican challenger Ana Arrazola by unanimous decision, in which it was the second defense of its championship," added the agency.


Finally, they wished the boxer with an undefeated record of 15-0-1 and 5 knockouts, strength at this tough moment in her life.

"The entire family of the WBC is sending Fabiana a warm hug," the sanctioning body concluded regarding the first confirmed case of a world monarch being diagnosed with COVID-19.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Oldskoolg on 04-06-2020

If a young pro athlete is having a hard time with it the. It can definitely kill anyone of us

Comment by Mammoth on 04-06-2020

:grr: :grr:

Comment by Buggy bear on 04-06-2020

Speedy recovery for her , she is young and fit so has a great chance to beat it .. good luck kid , best thoughts

Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 04-06-2020

I hope Fabiana Bytyqi as female athlete, 24 years old and a young blood recover 100% healthy. This is getting worst the minute it pass every day. :boxing:

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