Jake Paul’s trainer BJ Flores shot in robbery after gun held to ex-boxer’s head
Jake Paul's trainer BJ Flores is in hospital in Colombia after being shot in the leg in a drive by vehicle robbery.
The former cruiserweight boxer was in Medellin when he was accosted at a set of traffic lights by robbers while being sat in the passenger seat of a vehicle.
The robbers proceeded to point a gun at Flores' head before shooting him in the leg.
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Thankfully, Flores managed to escape with just a gunshot injury to his leg after the attackers tried to steal his wallet and watch.
Taking to Instagram in the aftermath of the attack, Flores wrote: "Tonight I was attacked by two armed motorcycle drivers as a passenger at a RED LIGHT.
"They pulled up, stuck a gun to my head, tried to steal my wallet and my watch. They shot me one time in the leg and I defended myself the best way I could.
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"I am still in the emergency room waiting to have the bullet removed at 5:18 am. Thank you for the well wishes . I will learn from this….. Be safe out there please. Life is precious. I love you all."
Previously, Flores faced off against Tony Bellew for his WBC cruiserweight world title back in 2016, but was knocked out by the Bomber.
In 2021, the now 44-year-old became Paul's boxing trainer, with the YouTube fighter telling True Geordie: "I wanted to see who is out there. What are the coaches?
"Am I gonna like this person a little bit more? And so when I got in with Shane Mosley and BJ Flores up in Big Bear, that sort of just felt right, it felt like this is what I have been missing."
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