Anthony Yarde Losses His Father To Corona Virus
The Boxing world receives another shocking news as Former Light Heavyweight title challenger Anthony Yarde announces the passing of his Father, whose death was caused by the COVID 19 Corona Virus Pandemic.
The 28 year Old Yarde, gave the news out using his Instagram handle and claimed, his father had no health issues before being infected with the virus.
“I’m a very private person and tbh I’m still in shock but maybe this can help people stay at home,” he wrote. “My dad passed away from this virus yesterday and he was fit with no health issues.
“The more people go out and mingle the longer this isolation will last and the more it will spread. I’m not a doctor but I do know if you stay home you are less likely to catch it or pass it on. It’s seriously not worth the risk.”
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Yarde challenged Former Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev for the WBO belt in August, losing via an eleventh round Knockout, he has since bounced back from the loss with a victory in his last outing and was due to return to the ring against Lyndon Arthur next month but that has been push to July eleventh.
“Frank Warren and everyone at Queensberry Promotions would like to express sincere condolences to Anthony Yarde and his family after the untimely passing of his father.
“Coronavirus is an issue affecting all of us, but that doesn’t make the individual casualties any less tragic. We hope that his fans listen to Anthony’s heartfelt plea for people to take the governments advice seriously so we can try and minimise the suffering of others.”
The death toll world wide has reached 30,000 and the score in the UK is 1228 at the moment, all due to the Corona Virus pandemic.